Rishi Sunak

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Rishi Sunak

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Sunak in 2017
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Local Government[1]
Assumed office
9 January 2018
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byMarcus Jones
Member of Parliament
for Richmond (Yorks)
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded byWilliam Hague
Majority23,108 (40.5%)
Personal details
Born (1980-05-12) 12 May 1980 (age 39)
Hampshire, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Akshata Murthy
Alma materLincoln College, Oxford
Stanford University

Rishi Sunak (born 12 May 1980)[2] is a British Conservative Party politician.[3] He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Richmond elected in 2015.[4]

Early life[edit]

Rishi Sunak was educated at Winchester College and Lincoln College, Oxford, and later did his MBA at Stanford University in the United States. He is married to Akshata Murthy, daughter of Indian businessman and billionaire N. R. Narayana Murthy, and has two daughters.[5][6]

Political career[edit]

Sunak supported Brexit in the 2016 European Union Referendum.[7]


  1. ^ "Narayan Murthy's son-in-law inducted into British government". The Times of India. 10 January 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  2. ^ Winchester College Register 2014, page 846
  3. ^ "NR Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak talks to TOI after winning UK election". The Times of India. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Richmond (Yorks)Parliamentary constituency". BBC News. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Sudha-Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak wins polls as Conservative party member". The Economic Times. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  6. ^ Kounteya Sinha (9 May 2015). "Narayana Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak enters British parliament with a thumping victory". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Which Tory MPs back Brexit, who doesn't and who is still on the fence? – Coffee House". 16 February 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Hague
Member of Parliament
for Richmond (Yorks)