Nick Hurd

Nicholas Richard Hurd (born 13 May 1962) is a British politician who served as Minister for London from 2018 to 2019 and Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service from 2017 to 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner from 2010 to 2019. Hurd was first elected as the MP for Ruislip-Northwood in 2005.[1]


Nick Hurd
Hurd in 2017
Minister of State for Northern Ireland
In office
25 July 2019  16 December 2019
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byJohn Penrose
Succeeded byRobin Walker
Minister for London
In office
14 November 2018  16 December 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Boris Johnson
Preceded byJo Johnson
Succeeded byChris Philp
Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service
In office
12 June 2017  25 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byBrandon Lewis
Succeeded byKit Malthouse
Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry
In office
16 July 2016  12 June 2017
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byAndrea Leadsom
Succeeded byClaire Perry
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development
In office
28 November 2015  16 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byGrant Shapps
Succeeded byJames Wharton
Minister for Civil Society
In office
15 May 2010  14 July 2014
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byAngela Smith
Succeeded byBrooks Newmark
Member of Parliament
for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner
Ruislip-Northwood (2005–2010)
In office
5 May 2005  6 November 2019
Preceded byJohn Wilkinson
Succeeded byDavid Simmonds
Personal details
Born (1962-05-13) 13 May 1962 (age 59)
London, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Kim Richards
(m. 1988; div. 2008)

(m. 2010)
Children6
ParentsDouglas Hurd
Tatiana Eyre
RelativesMichael Ancram (father-in-law)
Alma materExeter College, Oxford
ProfessionBusinessman
Websitenickhurd.com

He served as Minister for Civil Society at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in the Cameron Government from 15 May 2010 to 14 July 2014. On 28 November 2015, he was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for International Development following the resignation of Grant Shapps.

In the May Government, Hurd served as Minister of State for Industry and Climate Change from 16 July 2016 to 12 June 2017 at the newly created Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he was appointed as Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service. He has subsequently served as Minister for London since 14 November 2018. On 25 July 2019, he resigned as Minister for Policing, becoming Minister of State for Northern Ireland.