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Will Quince is a British politician and former lawyer. He is a member of the Conservative Party and has been the Minister of State for Health and Secondary Care since 2022. He was first elected at the 2015 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Colchester, defeating the incumbent Liberal Democrat MP Sir Bob Russell. Quince was a borough councilor in Colchester serving from 2011 to 2016.
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William James Quince was born on December 27, 1982 (age 40 years) in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. He grew up in Berkshire and attended The Windsor Boys’ School, a state comprehensive school in Windsor. He studied Law between 2001 and 2005 at Aberystwyth University.
Will Quince career started at Concur Technologies Ltd where he served as a market development executive and later worked at Britvic plc as a customer development executive after earning his first degree. He was elected as one of two Conservative Party councillors for Ware Christchurch ward on East Hertfordshire District Council in May 2007 but stood down in April 2009 after he had won the nomination as Conservative Party prospective parliamentary candidate for Colchester.
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Quince stood unsuccessfully as the Conservative candidate at the 2010 general election for the Colchester seat, coming second behind the incumbent Liberal Democrat MP Sir Bob Russell. Following the electoral defeat, he had roles as a trainee solicitor with the law firm Asher Prior Bates, and as a solicitor with the law firm Thompson Smith and Puxon.
He was elected as a Conservative councillor for Prettygate ward on Colchester Borough Council at the 2011 local elections and served as leader of the Conservative group on the council from 2011 to 2014 when he stepped down to focus on the forthcoming general election. After his defeat in 2010, Quince was successful at the 2015 general election and was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Colchester, replacing the incumbent Liberal Democrat Sir Bob Russell.
In May 2016, it was reported that Quince was one of a number of Conservative MPs being investigated by police in the 2015 party spending investigation, for allegedly spending more than the legal limit on constituency election campaign expenses. In May 2017, the Crown Prosecution Service said that while there was evidence of inaccurate spending returns, it did not “meet the test” for further action.
Will Quince campaigned for the UK to leave the European Union during the 2016 referendum. On 6 September 2016, after a bet on Twitter by a local constituent, Quince auditioned for the TV show Britain’s Got Talent in order to raise money for charity. £1,000 was raised for local charities. In March 2017, The Daily Telegraph reported that Quince was one of nine MPs who had claimed Amazon Prime subscriptions on their parliamentary expenses.
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The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, responsible for handling expenses claims, told the paper subscriptions could be claimed but MPs must “justify the subscription is primarily used for parliamentary purposes”. He responded that he had claimed the TV package in error and was repaying the cost. In December 2017, he was one of three MPs warned by the UK’s data privacy regulator about sharing work computer passwords. Quince has stated that his computer is routinely left unlocked to enable staff to use it. In 2018, he was appointed parliamentary private secretary (PPS) to the Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson.
Will Quince has sat on the Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion, on the Home Affairs Committee and on the Transport Committee. On 23 October 2018, he resigned from the Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion citing a lack of confidence in Bercow’s ability to tackle bullying and sexual harassment problems in Parliament. Quince resigned as PPS on 8 December 2018, in opposition to the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration.
Quince was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Delivery in April 2019 during the second May ministry. At the formation of the first Johnson ministry in July 2019, he was retained in a post by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Essex County Standard newspaper reported that Quince had accepted donations of two items in 2019 from the Russian-born businessman Alexander Temerko. The items raised £5,750 in an auction to help fund Quince’s re-election campaign as an MP.
He said that Temerko was “a British citizen”. The donated items were declared as part of the register of members’ financial interests. On 17 September 2021, Quince was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families at the Department for Education, during the second cabinet reshuffle of the second Johnson ministry.
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On 6 July 2022, in the wake of the resignations of Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid, Quince resigned from government after “accepting and repeating assurances to the media [from No 10] which have now been found to be inaccurate”. The following day, after Johnson resigned, he accepted the role of Minister of State in the Department of Education. On 7 September 2022, Will Quince was appointed Minister of State in the Department of Health and Social Care as part of Liz Truss’s cabinet. On 26 October 2022, he was reappointed by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
Will Quince is married to his wife Elinor Quince, they had their wedding in England. His wife is a private person and they have two children together. The couple resides in Colchester. However, in February 2017, a 40-year-old man from Southwark was arrested and received a police caution for malicious communications after sending a series of abusive Twitter messages to Quince. In February 2021, Quince said that he had lost six and a half stone (41 kg) in 2020. As of January 2023, Will Quince and his wife Elinor Quince are still married.
Will Quince net worth
How much is Will Quince worth? Will Quince net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. Will Quince’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in the United Kingdom.
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