The Rt Hon. David Willetts is a British Conservative Party politician and the Minister for Universities and Science. He has been MP for Havant since 1992 and previously worked at HM Treasury and the Number 10 Policy Unit.
He served as Paymaster General in the last Conservative Government. Willetts has written widely on economic and social policy, and is a council member of the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
His book The Pinch: How the Baby Boomers Took Their Children’s Future – And Why They Should Give It Back was published in 2010.