Dominic Raab

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Person.png Dominic Raab  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(lawyer, politician)
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BornDominic Rennie Raab
25 February 1974

Employment.png First Secretary of State Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
24 July 2019 - Present

Employment.png UK/Foreign Secretary Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
24 July 2019 - Present
Preceded byJeremy Hunt

Employment.png Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

In office
9 July 2018 - 15 November 2018
Preceded byDavid Davis
Succeeded byStephen Barclay

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Esher and Walton

In office
6 May 2010 - Present

“So early relaxation [of the UK COVID-19 lockdown] would do more damage to the economy over a long period... the government has decided the current measures must remain in place for at least the next three weeks... We’ve already sacrificed too much to give up now... so we need to be patient a while longer... now is not the moment to give the coronavirus a second chance.”
Dominic Raab (April 2020)  [1]

Dominic Rennie Raab is a UK politician who was the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since July 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he has also been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Esher and Walton since the UK/2010 General Election.[2]

In April 2020, Raab became de facto UK Prime Minister as Boris Johnson was hospitalised with COVID-19.[3]

On 24 April 2020, Craig Murray wrote:

"Beyond any doubt, it would have been Dominic Raab’s personal decision to grant a fake diplomatic immunity to Anne Sacoolas and permit her to leave the country."[4]


Raab was born to a Czech-born Jewish refugee.


Dominic Raab, Foreign Secretary and de facto UK Deputy Prime Minister. He was a Foreign Office lawyer and David Davis protégé.[5]



Raab was a Vote Leave campaigner. He quit Theresa May’s Cabinet in protest over the Brexit deal he helped negotiate.


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