Jeremy was first elected Conservative Member of Parliament for South West Surrey in May 2005, and re-elected in May 2010 with an increased majority of 16,318 making the seat one of the safest Conservative seats in the country and received the third highest amount of votes out of all MPs.
In September 2012 Jeremy was appointed as Secretary of State for Health. Prior to this he was appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport in May 2010 during which time he oversaw a successful Olympic and Paralympic Games in London in the summer of 2012. He had shadowed this brief in opposition since July 2007.
Born on 1 November 1966, Mr Hunt was educated at Charterhouse school, Godalming and Oxford University. He lives in Farnham and London with his wife Lucia and their two young children, Jack and Anna.