Danny Alexander

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Person.png Sir Danny Alexander   Powerbase Sourcewatch WebsiteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Born15 May 1972
Edinburgh, Scotland
Alma materSt Anne's College (Oxford)
SpouseRebecca Hoar
PartyLiberal Democrats
Scottish politician. The deputy of George Osborne (2010 to 2015)

Employment.png Vice President for Policy and Strategy

In office
February 2016 - Present

Employment.png Chief Secretary to the Treasury Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
29 May 2010 - 11 May 2015
Preceded byDavid Laws
Succeeded byGreg Hands

Employment.png Secretary of State for Scotland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
12 May 2010 - 29 May 2010
Preceded byJim Murphy

Employment.png Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesman

In office
7 January 2015 - 11 May 2015

Sir Danny Alexander is Vice President for Policy and Strategy at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).[1] He was formerly a LibDem Member of Parliament and minister in David Cameron's coalition government from 2010 to 2015.[2]

Danny Alexander was knighted in the 2015 Dissolution Honours Lists on 27 August 2015.[3]


Alexander was appointed Secretary of State for Scotland in David Cameron's first cabinet.[4] He subsequently became Chief Secretary to the Treasury following the resignation of David Laws as Chief Secretary on 29 May 2010, a job he held for 5 years.[5]

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