Stephen Crabb

Stephen Crabb (born 20 January 1973) is a British politician of the Welsh Conservatives, serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Preseli Pembrokeshire since 2005, and as Chairman of the Welsh Affairs Select Committee since January 2020. Crabb served as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from March to July 2016. He has previously been a government whip, a junior minister for Wales and the Secretary of State for Wales.[1][2][3]


Stephen Crabb

Official portrait, 2020
Chair of the Welsh Affairs Select Committee
Assumed office
28 January 2020
Preceded byDavid T. C. Davies
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
In office
19 March 2016  13 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byIain Duncan Smith
Succeeded byDamian Green
Secretary of State for Wales
In office
15 July 2014  19 March 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byDavid Jones
Succeeded byAlun Cairns
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales
In office
6 September 2012  15 July 2014
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byDavid Jones
Succeeded byAlun Cairns
Lord Commissioner of the Treasury
In office
6 September 2012  15 July 2014
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byNew Appointment
Succeeded byAlun Cairns
Member of Parliament
for Preseli Pembrokeshire
Assumed office
5 May 2005
Preceded byJackie Lawrence
Majority5,062 (11.9%)
Personal details
Born (1973-01-20) 20 January 1973 (age 48)
Inverness, Scotland
Political partyWelsh Conservative
Spouse(s)Béatrice Monnier
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Bristol
University of London
WebsiteOfficial website