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Lucy Frazer is a British politician and barrister serving as Financial Secretary to the Treasury since 2021. A member of the Conservative Party, she previously served as Solicitor General for England and Wales and Minister of State for Prisons. Frazer has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for South East Cambridgeshire since 2015. She was made a Queen’s Counsel in 2013, prior to being elected to Parliament.
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Lucy Frazer QC MP was born on May 17, 1972 (age 50 years) in Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Even though she hasn’t disclosed much information related to her father and mother. Frazer is descended from Jewish immigrants among whom was her grandfather Hyman Frazer, headmaster of Gateway Grammar School in Leicester. Frazer was educated at Gateways School for Girls, Leeds Girls’ High School and Newnham College, Cambridge, where she was elected President of the Cambridge Union.
Lucy Frazer worked as a barrister in commercial law in London before entering politics. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel at the age of 40. She was selected as the Conservative Party prospective parliamentary candidate (PPC) for South East Cambridgeshire in December 2013, over Heidi Allen. There was initially a controversy about a possible miscount of votes at the selection.
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Frazer was reaffirmed as the candidate in January 2014, while Allen was selected that October as PPC for neighboring South Cambridgeshire. Frazer went on to be elected at the 2015 general election with 28,845 votes (48.5%), a majority of 16,837. She was elected to sit on the Education Select Committee later that year.
After her maiden speech, in which she jokingly referred to Oliver Cromwell’s sale of Scots into colonial slavery as “an answer to the West Lothian question – but not one, of course, that I would recommend”, she apologized was any offense to have been caused by such comment. Frazer supported remaining within the European Union prior to the 2016 referendum. In July 2016, she became Parliamentary Private Secretary to HM Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Ben Gummer.
Lucy Frazer put forward a bill to Parliament for making ‘upskirting’ an offense in England and Wales; this attained royal assent on 12 February 2019. Before this Act was passed, only the common law offense of outraging public decency could be prosecuted. The Act removes the common law requirement of at least two witnesses to the offense. She was made Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice in January 2018; she moved to become Solicitor General for England and Wales in May 2019.
On 25 July 2019, Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Frazer to the position of Minister of State for Prisons. She succeeded Robert Buckland, who was appointed Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. Frazer was temporarily reappointed as Solicitor General when Suella Braverman took maternity leave in March 2021, as well as appointed as a Privy Counsellor. Lucy Frazer returned to her role as Minister of State for Prisons on Braverman’s return from leave on 10 September 2021.
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On 16 September 2021, Frazer was appointed as Financial Secretary to the Treasury, a ministerial post within HM Treasury. She left her previous ministerial roles at this time. In November 2021 it was claimed that Frazer had a conflict of interest in respect of a contract held by her husband’s company to supply temporary staff to government departments. It had previously been disclosed that six of these workers had been employed using a controversial tax-avoidance scheme.
Lucy Frazer is married to David Leigh, they held their wedding in the United Kingdom. Her husband Mr. Leigh is the Chief Executive of a recruitment company. The couple is blessed with two children. However, in June 2022, Frazer stated that she would vote in support of Boris Johnson in the 2022 vote of confidence in the Conservative Party leadership of Boris Johnson. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
Lucy Frazer net worth
How much is Lucy Frazer worth? Lucy Frazer’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a politician and barrister. Lucy Frazer’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $400,000 dollars annually. She is one of the richest and most influential politicians in the United Kingdom. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips.