Geoff Hoon

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Birthday
6, 1953
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
6, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
England

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While serving as a Labour Party Member of Parliament for the Ashfield constituency, Hoon held the offices of British Secretary of State for Defense; Leader of the House of Commons; and Secretary of State for Transport.

Before Fame

After earning a law degree from Jesus College, Cambridge University, he taught at both the University of Leeds (England) and at the University of Louisville (U.S.A.). He began his first parliamentary term in 1984.

Trivia

In 2010, after being implicated in a lobbying scandal, he was forced to take leave of both Parliament and the Labour Party.

Family Life

Born to June Collett and Ernest Hoon, he grew up in Derby, England. He later lived in London with his wife, Elaine Dumelow.

Associated With

Under the prime ministerial administration of Tony Blair, Hoon briefly served as both Minister for Europe and Chief Whip of the Labour Party.

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