Paul Boateng

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Person.png Paul Boateng   Powerbase SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Hackney, England
Alma materUniversity of Bristol
SpouseJanet Boateng
Member ofKönigswinter/Speakers

Employment.png British High Commissioner to South Africa

In office
14 March 2005 - 26 April 2009

Employment.png Chief Secretary to the Treasury Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
29 May 2002 - 5 May 2005
Preceded byAndrew Smith
Succeeded byDes Browne

Employment.png UK/Financial Secretary to the Treasury Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
8 June 2001 - 28 May 2002
Preceded byStephen Timms

Employment.png Minister of State for Home Affairs

In office
27 October 1998 - 8 June 2001

Employment.png Minister for the Disabled

In office
4 May 1997 - 27 October 1998

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Brent South

In office
12 June 1987 - 11 April 2005

Paul Boateng is a former cabinet minister, and served as British High Commissioner to South Africa from 2005 to 2009.[1]

As High Commissioner, Boaeng was involved in making representations to the South African government about its proposed legislation preventing South Africans from joining foreign military forces.[2][3]

Later activities

He joined the board of private security company Aegis Defence Services in October 2009.[4]