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Nick Harvey confirmed as Armed Forces Minister

Liberal Democrat MP Nick Harvey has been confirmed (14 May 2010) as the new Minister of State for the Armed Forces, in succession to Labour's Bill Rammell.

Nick Harvey MP

Born in 1961 in Chandler's Ford, Hampshire, Mr Harvey was educated at Queen's College, Taunton, and Middlesex University.

He worked in communications and marketing from 1983 to 1992, mainly for City consultants Dewe Rogerson, and entered the House of Commons as Liberal Democrat MP for North Devon in 1992.

He has been the Liberal Democrats' Shadow Defence Secretary since 2006.

Mr Harvey is married to Kate and they have a son and a daughter. (MoD article sourceMoD article source)


Picture: Nick Harvey MP [Picture courtesy of the Liberal Democrats]


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