Steve Hilton

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Person.png Steve Hilton  Rdf-icon.png
(Academic, Special Adviser, Broadcaster)
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Born1969-08-25
United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Alma materChrist's Hospital, New College (Oxford)
SpouseRachel Whetstone
Member ofNotting Hill Set

Steve Hilton (born 25 August 1969)[1] is a British political adviser and commentator. He is a former director of strategy for David Cameron, who was Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016.

The Next Revolution

Hilton hosts The Next Revolution, a weekly show for the Fox News Channel which debuted on 4 June 2017.[2] He is a proponent of what he calls "positive populism".[3][4]

Visiting scholar

Steve Hilton spent a year as a visiting scholar at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.[5] In 2013 he co-founded the political data technology startup Crowdpac, which ceased operations in June 2019, and is a visiting scholar at the think tank Policy Exchange.[6]

Critic of Theresa May

On 5 June 2017, Steve Hilton tweeted:[7]

"Theresa May responsible for security failures of London Bridge, Manchester, Westminster Bridge. Should be resigning not seeking re-election."[8]

25 August 1969| 

Related Quotation

PageQuoteAuthorDate
Leader of the Conservative Party“All Tory leaders have surrounded themselves with an inner circle, which has given them ballast and in certain important respects defined their leadership. John Major had a winning fondness for palpable fakes, like Jeffrey Archer and David Mellor; Margaret Thatcher liked hirsute North London entrepreneurs with a ‘can-do’ attitude and heavy jewellery. Michael Howard’s chosen milieu is constructed of dapper, well-spoken men and women, many of whom live within walking distance of one another in west London. Cameron is unmistakably the leader of these Notting Hill Tories, but others include Michael Howard’s political secretary Rachel Whetstone, his speechwriter Ed Vaizey, marketing expert Steve Hilton, policy man Nick Boles, along with the newspaper columnists Edward Heathcoat Amory and his wife Alice Thomson.”Peter Oborne19 June 2004


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