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British government official

David Milibrand, British government official. Named a Kennedy Scholar, 1988. Member of Whiteleas and Cleadon Social Clubs.


Milibrand, David was born on July 15, 1965 in London. Son of Marion Kozak and Ralph Milibrand.


Bachelor Philosophy, Politics and Economic, Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Master of Arts Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990.


Joined National Council for Voluntary Organisations. Research fellow, policy analyst Institute for Public Policy Research, 1989—1994, secretary commission on social justice, 1992—1994. Head of policy for Prime Minister Tony Blair, 1994—1997.

Head Prime Minister's Policy Unit, 1997—2001. Elected member British Parliament for the Labour stronghold of South Shields, since 2001. Junior minister Department Education and Skills, 2002—2004.

Cabinet office minister, 2004—2005. Minister state for communities & local government Government of England, 2005—2006, secretary state environmental food & rural affairs, 2006—2007, secretary state for foreign & commonwealth affairs, since 2007. Co-founder Center for European Reform.

President South Shields Football Club.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (novels) Reinventing the Left, Paying for Inequality: Economic Cost of Social Justice.


Member of Whiteleas and Cleadon Social Clubs.


Married Louise Shackelton.

Marion Kozak

Ralph Milibrand

Louise Shackelton