Mon, July 18 – 2016
Born in East Kilbride in 1961, Liam Fox was educated at St Bride’s High School, the largest comprehensive school in Scotland at the time, going on to study medicine at the University of Glasgow.
After graduating, he joined the Royal College of General Practitioners and worked as a Civilian Army Medical Officer as well as a volunteer divisional surgeon for St Johns, before moving to Buckinghamshire and Somerset to work as a GP.
Liam was elected as the Member of Parliament for Woodspring (renamed North Somerset for the 2010 General Election) in 1992. He has since held numerous positions in the Conservative Party, including Shadow Secretary of State for Heath, Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party and Shadow Foreign Secretary.
Following the 2010 election, he became Secretary of State for Defence from May 2010 to October 2011, having held the post of Shadow Secretary of State for Defence for since 2005.
In September 2013, he published his first book, entitled “Rising Tides: Facing the Challenges of a New Era”.
He is married to Jesme who is also a doctor and his interests include skiing, tennis and diving.
Mon July 18, 2016 - 06:00 pm