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Sir John Hayes
Sir John Hayes is the Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deepings, first elected in 1997. Prior to his election, he trained as a teacher before moving into business as a management consultant. Sir John held numerous frontbench roles whilst the Conservatives were in Opposition under Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP. He also served in the Coalition Government under Sir Vince Cable at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and then under Sir Ed Davey MP at The Department of Energy and Climate Change. Sir John continued to hold ministerial positions in Theresa May’s Government, as Minister of State at the Department for Transport. He left this role in early 2018 and was knighted later that year.