Kwasi Kwarteng is a British politician who has been in politics since 2010. He has been a Member of Parliament for Spelthorne since 2010.
He has seen tremendous success in his political career. He has been promoted on countless occasions. As a Conservative politician, Kwasi Kwarteng threw his might behind Liz Truss, who is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Liz Truss after her victory appointed him as Chancellor of the Exchequer which makes him the first balck person to serve in a Great Office of State. He was however sacked on as finance minister of the United Kingdom of October 14, 2022. He had been the country’s FM for only weeks.
What political offices did Kwasi Kwarteng held?
In November 2018, Kwasi Kwarteng appointed Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union. He was promoted to Business Secretary in January 2021, becoming the first black Member of Parliament to serve as a Secretary of state.
Does he come from Ghana?
Mr. Kwasi Kwarteng has Ghanaian ancestry. He’s the only child of Charlotte Boaitey and Alfred Kwarteng who who left Ghana in the 1960s as students for United Kingdom. He was born in London Borough of Waltham Forest on May 26 1975.
Which school did Kwasi Kwarteng attend?
He attended an independent preparatory school, Colet Court in London growing up as a child. He afterwards went to Eton College where he was awarded the Newcastle Scholarship prize in 1988. He earned his PhD is economic from the University of Cambridge in 2000.
Does he endorse same sex marriage?
No, he doesn’t. In fact in 2013, he voted against it. He voted against same sex. He subsequently stood to his position on same sex marriage and he continues to vote against it anytime issues come up like that.
Is Kwasi Kwarteng married?
Yes he married Harriet Edwards, a City Solicitor in December 2019. He formally had relationship with former Conservative Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
Where does he live now? and does he have a child?
Yes Kwarteng and Harriet have one beautiful daughter together. She joined the family in 2021. The family now lives at Greenwich after he bought a house there. They were formerly at Bayswater.