Dominic Raab

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Dominic Raab in 2017

Dominic Rennie Raab (born 25 February 1974) is a British politician. He is Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor following his appointment by Rishi Sunak in October 2022. He served in the same posts under Boris Johnson for a year from September 2021. Previously, he held the posts of Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State. In the latter role he deputized for the Prime Minister briefly in April 2020 while Johnson was incapacitated during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Theresa May's government, he was briefly the Brexit Secretary for four months, before resigning. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Esher and Walton since 2010.

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2012[edit]

2017[edit]

2018[edit]

  • I think it's understandable there are jitters on all sides of this debate and we need to hold our nerve. The end is in sight in terms of a good deal - the prize we want - a good deal with the EU and I think colleagues should wait and see what that looks like.

2019[edit]

2020[edit]

  • I've got say, on this take the knee thing – which, I don't know, maybe it's got a broader history but it seems to be taken from the Game of Thrones – feels to me like a symbol of subjugation and subordination, rather than one of liberation and emancipation.

2021[edit]

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