Oliver Letwin has been the Minister for Government Policy since 2010. He is the MP for West Dorset, which he has represented in Parliament since 1997.
Oliver has previously served as Shadow Chief Secretary, Shadow Home Secretary, Shadow Chancellor, Shadow Environment Secretary, and Chairman of the Conservative Policy Review.
Alongside playing an active role in Cabinets and Shadow Cabinets since 2000, Oliver has been involved in a wide range of social action in West Dorset. He has promoted community pubs, community shops, job clubs and community transport schemes; worked to improve road safety, coastal protection, seabed protection and flood defences; assisted local schools, hospitals and business to deal with a wide range of problems; and played an active part on behalf of agriculture and tourism in one of the loveliest parts of rural England.
He is married to Isabel Letwin CBE, and has two grown-up children. His constituency home is at Thorncombe, near Beaminster.
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