Smith, Jacqui was born on November 3, 1962. Daughter of Michael and Jill Smith.
Bachelor with honors, Hertford College, Oxford, England.
Teacher Arrow Vale High School, Redditch, England, 1986—1988, Worcester Sixth Form College, 1988—1990. Head economics Haybridge High School, Hagley, England, 1990—1997. Councilor Redditch Borough Council, 1991—1997.
Member of Parliament from Redditch, Inkberrow, Feckenham and Cookhill United Kingdom, since 1997, parliamentary under secretary of state Department Education and Employment, 1999—2001, minister of state for health, 2001—2003, minister of state for industry and regions, deputy minister for women and equality Department Trade and Industry, 2003—2005, minister of state for schools Department Education and Skills, 2005—2006, chief whip, 2006—2007, home secretary, 2007—2009.
Married Richard James Timney. Children: James, Michael.