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William Jefferson Hague

British government official

William Jefferson Hague, British government official. President Oxford Union Oxford University, 1981, Conservative Association, 1981; chairman Young Conservatives, South Yorkshire, England, 1977-1979. Member Beefsteak Club, Mark's Club.

Background

Hague, William Jefferson was born on March 26, 1961 in Rotherham, United Kingdom. Son of Timothy Nigel and Stella (Jefferson) Hague.

Education

Degree in politics, economic, philosophy, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1982. Master of Business Administration, European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), 1986.

Career

Management consultant McKinsey & Company, London, 1985-1988. Member of Parliament, Richmond, Yorkshire constituency House of Commons, since 1989. Secretary state for Wales Government of United Kingdom, 1995—1997, secretary state foreign and commonwealth affairs, since 2010.

Parliamentary private secretary Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1990—1993. Undersecretary of state Department Social Security, England, 1993—1994, minister of state for social security and disabled people, 1994—1995. Shadow secretary state Welsh office Conservative Party, 1997, leader of opposition, 1997—2001, shadow foreign secretary, 2005—2010.

Works

Religion

Church of England.

Membership

President Oxford Union Oxford University, 1981, Conservative Association, 1981. Chairman Young Conservatives, South Yorkshire, England, 1977-1979. Member Beefsteak Club, Mark's Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, cross country skiing, piano, Judo.

Connections

Married Ffion Jenkins, 1997.

father:
Timothy Nigel Hague

mother:
Stella (Jefferson) Hague

spouse:
Ffion Jenkins