Danny Alexander

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Person.png Danny Alexander   Powerbase Sourcewatch WebsiteRdf-icon.png
Born 15 May 1972
Edinburgh, Scotland
Alma mater St Anne's College (Oxford)
Children Isabel Rose Isla
Spouse Rebecca Hoar
Party Liberal Democrats

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

In office
29 May 2010 - 11 May 2015
Preceded by David Laws
Succeeded by Greg Hands

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

In office
12 May 2010 - 29 May 2010
Preceded by Jim Murphy

Employment.png Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesman

In office
7 January 2015 - 11 May 2015

Danny Alexander is a UK MP.


Alexander was appointed Secretary of State for Scotland in David Cameron's first cabinet.[1] 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.[2]


  1. Her Majesty’s Government, Number10.gov.uk, accessed 12 May 2010.
  2. Treasury Minister David Laws resigns over expenses, BBC News, 29 May 2010.