|Minister for Implementation|
Assumed office |
9 January 2018
|Prime Minister||Theresa May|
|Preceded by||Chris Skidmore|
|Member of Parliament|
Assumed office |
7 May 2015
|Preceded by||James Clappison|
1 August 1978|
Park Street, Hertfordshire, England
|Alma mater||Trinity Hall, Cambridge|
|Profession||political special adviser at CCHQ and 10 Downing Street|
Oliver James Dowden CBE MP is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hertsmere in Hertfordshire since May 2015, and since January 2018 has served as Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office.
Early life and education
Dowden joined the Conservative Research Department in 2004, moving to PR company Hill & Knowlton in 2007, before returning to the Conservative party in 2009. Prior to his selection as Conservative candidate for Hertsmere, he worked as a special adviser, and David Cameron's deputy chief of staff.
Dowden was opposed to Brexit prior to the 2016 referendum.
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- Merrick, Jane (14 October 2012). "'Olive' in charge after No 10 shake-up". The Independent. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
- Goodenough, Tom (16 February 2016). "Which Tory MPs back Brexit, who doesn't and who is still on the fence?". The Spectator. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
- Prime Minister's Office (27 August 2015). "Press release Dissolution Honours 2015". Gov.uk. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
- Profile at Parliament of the United Kingdom
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 2010–present
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
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