Greg Clark

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Greg Clark

Greg Clark has been the Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells since 2005.[1]

Clark was appointed as secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, a new government department created by incoming Prime Minister Theresa May on 14 July 2016. [2]

He stepped down in July 2019 after Boris Johnson took over from May as British prime minister. Hardline Brexiteer Andrea Leadsom has replaced him.

Ministerial roles

Clark was previously secretary of state for Communities and Local Government from 2015-2016.[3] where he had been a minister of state at the Department for Communities and Local Government since 2010. [4] He moved to the Cabinet Office in October 2013.[5] In July 2014, he was appointed to the additional post of Minister for Universities and Science.[6]

Special advisers and aides



  1. Rt Hon Greg Clark,, accessed 7 October 2013.
  2. 'Who's in and whos out? May's new cabinet', 14 July 2016, BBC News, accessed 15 July 2016
  3. ITV News Greg Clark named new Communities Secretary, 11 May 2015, accessed 11 May 2015.
  4. Full list of new cabinet ministers and other government appointments,, 13 May 2010.
  5. Michael Moore axed as Scottish secretary as reshuffle begins, BBC News, 7 October 2013.
  6. Ministerial appointments: July 2014, Prime Minister's Office, 15 July 2014.