Jeremy Hunt was appointed Secretary of State for Health in September 2012 – he has overall responsibility for public health, the NHS and social care in England. He was first elected as MP for South West Surrey in May 2005, and was educated at Oxford University.
In May 2010 Jeremy was appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport. He was formerly Shadow Culture Secretary (2007-2010) and Shadow Minister for Disabled People (2005-2007). Before his election as an MP, Jeremy ran his own educational publishing business, Hotcourses.
He also set up a charity to help AIDS orphans in Africa in which he continues to play an active role. He lives in London and Godalming with his wife, son and two daughters.