David Gauke

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David Gauke is the Financial Secretary to the Treasury.[1]

He was previously is the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury from 2010 to 2014.[2][1]

Background

Gauke was educated at Northgate High School in Ipswich, he went on to read law at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University. After a year of working as a parliamentary researcher, he attended Chester College of Law where he became a trainee solicitor. [3]

David was a member of the Treasury Select Committee from February 2006 until he was appointed as a Shadow Minister for the Treasury in June 2007. [3]

Affiliations

  • Conservative Friends of Israel - Gauke revealed in 2006 during a debate about Britain's Iran Policy that he had recently been flown to Israel by on trip funded by CFI.[4]

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ministerial appointments: July 2014, Prime Minister's Office, 15 July 2014.
  2. Full list of new cabinet ministers and other government appointments, guardian.co.uk, 13 May 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 [https://www.gov.uk/government/people/david-gauke Financial Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke MP] GOV.UK, accessed 10 October 2014
  4. BPCIF, "David Gauke MP: Iran has an appalling record of exporting terror", British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom, 1 February 2006, accessed on 22 December 2010