Hilary Benn

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The Right Honourable
Hilary Benn
MP
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Shaidae Foreign Secretar
In office
11 Mey 2015 – 26 Juin 2016
Leader Harriet Harman (Actin)
Jeremy Corbyn
Precedit bi Douglas Alexander
Succeedit bi Emily Thornberry
Shaidae Secretar o State for Communities an Local Govrenment
In office
7 October 2011 – 11 Mey 2015
Leader Ed Miliband
Precedit bi Caroline Flint
Succeedit bi Emma Reynolds
Shaidae Leader o the Hoose o Commons
In office
8 October 2010 – 7 October 2011
Leader Ed Miliband
Precedit bi Rosie Winterton
Succeedit bi Angela Eagle
Shaidae Secretar o State for Environs, Fuid an Rural Affairs
In office
11 Mey 2010 – 8 October 2010
Leader Harriet Harman (Actin)
Ed Miliband
Precedit bi Nick Herbert
Succeedit bi Mary Creagh
Secretar o State for Environs, Fuid an Rural Affairs
In office
28 Juin 2007 – 11 Mey 2010
Prime Meenister Gordon Brown
Precedit bi David Miliband
Succeedit bi Caroline Spelman
Secretar o State for Internaitional Development
In office
6 October 2003 – 28 Juin 2007
Prime Meenister Tony Blair
Precedit bi The Baroness Amos
Succeedit bi Douglas Alexander
Member o Pairlament
for Leeds Central
Assumed office
10 Juin 1999
Precedit bi Derek Fatchett
Majority 16,967 (37.7%)
Personal details
Born Hilary James Wedgwood Benn
(1953-11-26) 26 November 1953 (age 65)
Lunnon, Ingland
Poleetical pairty Labour
Spoose(s) Rosalind Retey (1973–1979)
Sally Clark (1982–present)
Bairns 4
Alma mater Varsity o Sussex
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Hilary James Wedgwood Benn (born 26 November 1953) is a Breetish Labour Pairty politeecian wha haes been the Member o Pairlament (MP) for Leeds Central syne a bi-election in 1999.

Syne Labour's loss in the 2010 general election, Benn haes served on the front bench in fower separate shaidae cabinets, thir o Harriet Harman, Ed Miliband, Harman's seicont shaidae cabinet, an Jeremy Corbyn. Immediately follaein the election in 2010, he continued as Shaidae Secretar o State for Environment, Fuid an Rural Affairs, but wis appyntit as Shaidae Leader o the Hoose o Commons later in the year, servin till a reshuffle in 2011. He wis then appointed as Shaidae Secretar o State for Commonties an Local Govrenment, servin till the 2015 general election. Efter Douglas Alexander failed tae win re-election, Benn wis appyntit as Shaidae Foreign Secretar, maintainin this role efter Corbyn's election as leader. He wis dismissed frae this role bi Corbyn on 26 Juin 2016, precipitatin a nummer o shaidae cabinet resignations.