Sunday, 5 April 2009

Cabinet Vs Shadow Cabinet - previous careers.

I've been asked to compare the previous careers of the Cabinet with those of the Shadow Cabinet, so here goes:

David Cameron Director of Carlton Communications
William Hague Shell UK and McKinsey & Co Consultants
George Osborne NHS and Selfridges
Greg Clark Boston Consulting Group
Kenneth Clarke Extensive business experience
Alan Duncan Shell and an oil trader with Marc Rich & Co
Liam Fox NHS and Civilian Army Medical Officer
Mark Francois Lloyds Bank, consultant Market Access International
Cheryl Gillan Fellowship with the RAF
Michael Gove Journalist
Chris Grayling European Marketing Director for Burson Marsteller
Dominic Grieve Barrister
Philip Hammond Extensive business experience
Nick Herbert Chief Executive of Business for Sterling
Jeremy Hunt Own educational publishing business, Hotcourses
Andrew Lansley Civil servant Department of Trade & Industry
Oliver Letwin Philosophy don, civil servant & bank director
Francis Maude Extensive business experience
Theresa May Senior Adviser on International Affairs at APACS
Patrick McLoughlin Coal miner, councillor & Unionist
Andrew Mitchell UN peacekeeper
David Mundell BT as group legal adviser for Scotland
Pauline Neville-Jones Career Diplomat
Owen Paterson President of COTANCE, the European Tanners’ Confederation
Eric Pickles Councillor, Consultant in Employment Practice
Grant Shapps Own printing company
Caroline Spelman Director of Spelman, Cormack and Associates
Thomas Strathclyde Lloyd’s insurance broker
Theresa Villiers Barrister, lecturer
Sayeeda Warsi Solicitor
David Willetts HM Treasury

For those that I've listed as having extensive business experience, you need to put their names into wikipedia, they have too much business experience to list here.


Anonymous said...

Not that impressive.

Daily Referendum said...

Neither is leaving a three word anonymous comment.