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Candidate

  Andrew Smith
Oxford East
Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married March 26, 1976, Valerie Labert
1 son.

Education
Reading Grammar School
St John's College, Oxford (BA, BPhil).

Non-political career
Member relations officer, Oxford and Swindon Co-op Society 1979-87.

Electoral history
Contested Oxford East 1983. Member for Oxford East since June 1987.

Political career
Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment (Minister for Employment, Welfare to Work and Equal Opportunities) 1997-99
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1999-. Spokesman: Opposition Spokesman on Education 1988-92
Opposition Frontbench Spokesman on Treasury and Economic Affairs 1992-96
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1994-96
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport 1996-97.

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