Matthew was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Skills in September 2012. He is the Conservative MP for west Suffolk.
Matthew was educated at West Cheshire College and The King’s School in Chester. He studied philosophy, politics and economics at Exeter College, University of Oxford, and has a master’s degree in economics from the University of Cambridge.
Matthew worked as an economist at the Bank of England before moving to work for the then Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, in 2005.
After becoming an MP, Matthew was elected to the Public Accounts Committee and the Committee on Standards and Privileges.
Matthew is married and has 2 children.
The minister is responsible for:
under the responsibility of Matthew Hancock MP as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Skills
by Matthew Hancock MP