Paul Boateng

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Person.png Paul Boateng   Powerbase SourcewatchRdf-icon.png
Born 1951-06-14
Hackney, England
Alma mater University of Bristol
Religion Methodism
Children 5
Spouse Janet Boateng
Party Labour

Employment.png British High Commissioner to South Africa

In office
14 March 2005 - 26 April 2009

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

In office
29 May 2002 - 5 May 2005
Preceded by Andrew Smith
Succeeded by Des Browne

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

In office
8 June 2001 - 28 May 2002
Preceded by Stephen Timms

Employment.png Minister of State for Home Affairs

In office
27 October 1998 - 8 June 2001

Employment.png Minister for the Disabled

In office
4 May 1997 - 27 October 1998

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Brent South

In office
12 June 1987 - 11 April 2005
Paul Boateng is a former cabinet minister, and served as British High Commissioner to South Africa from 2005 to 2009.[1]

As High Commissioner, Boaeng was involved in making representations to the South African government about its proposed legislation preventing South Africans from joining foreign military forces.[2][3]

Later activities

He joined the board of private security company Aegis Defence Services in October 2009.[4]