Jeremy Hunt was appointed Secretary of State for Health in September 2012. He was elected as MP for South West Surrey in May 2005.
Jeremy 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 to 2010 and Shadow Minister for Disabled People 2005 to 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 Farnham and London with his wife, son and daughter.
The Secretary of State has overall responsibility for the work of the Department of Health (DH). DH provides strategic leadership for public health, the NHS and social care in England, focused around 5 key priorities:
by The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP