14 Facts About Andrew Griffith


Andrew Griffith was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exports in July 2022 and served until September 2022.

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Andrew Griffith previously was Director of the Number 10 Policy Unit from February 2022 to July 2022.

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Andrew Griffith is a member of the Royal Television Society and was co-chairman of its 2017 Cambridge convention.

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Andrew Griffith stood as the Conservative parliamentary candidate for the constituency of Corby in 2001 and 2005 but lost to Labour Party candidates on both occasions.

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Andrew Griffith is a former chairman of the advisory board at the Centre for Policy Studies think tank.

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In 2019, Andrew Griffith stepped down from his roles at Sky and Just Eat to become Johnson's chief business adviser, based in 10 Downing Street.

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Andrew Griffith stood down from his role as the prime minister's chief business adviser upon election.

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On 17 September 2021, Andrew Griffith was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the prime minister Boris Johnson, alongside Sarah Dines, during the second cabinet reshuffle of the second Johnson ministry.

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Andrew Griffith is the founder of and, until his appointment as Minister, co-chaired with The Lord Rees of Ludlow, Astronomer Royal, the All Party Parliamentary Group for Dark Skies.

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On 3 February 2022, Andrew Griffith became Parliamentary Secretary in the Cabinet Office director of the Number 10 Policy Unit, following the resignation of Munira Mirza.

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On 6 June 2022, after a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Boris Johnson was called, Andrew Griffith announced that he would be supporting the Prime Minister.

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Andrew Griffith was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for International Trade on 8 July 2022.

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Andrew Griffith married Barbara, a volunteer charity worker, in 1997 and they have a son and daughter.

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Andrew Griffith has resided in the constituency of Arundel and South Downs for 10 years.

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