Born In: Marylebone, London, England
Amber Rudd is a British ‘Conservative’ politician who has served as a member of parliament (MP) from Hastings and Rye. She has also held multiple cabinet positions in the central government. Born to a stockbroker in London, Amber grew up in a rich family. She is a direct descendant of King Charles II. She completed her initial education in Essex and Gloucestershire and attended ‘Queen’s College’ in London for higher studies. After working at investment firms for a few years, she joined active electoral politics and became the MP from Hastings and Rye in 2010, as a ‘Conservative Party’ member. As a parliamentarian, she was known for her support for gender equality and her efforts toward making sex education compulsory in schools. After the 2015 victory of the ‘Conservative Party,’ she was appointed as the secretary of state for energy and climate change. She made her place in the ‘Privy Council’ a few days later. In July 2016, she was appointed as the home secretary and became known for her tough stand on immigration. She was not in favor of easing up on the immigration laws in the U.K. She also faced flak from liberals when she supported restriction of internet freedom.
Also Known As: Amber Augusta Rudd
Spouse/Ex-: A. A. Gill (m. 1990–1995)
father: Tony Rudd
mother: Ethne Fitzgerald
siblings: Roland Rudd
children: Alasdair Gill, Flora Gill
Born Country: England
education: The University of Edinburgh, School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Amber Rudd regularly moved between New York and London for her job. She learned quickly and was later appointed as the director of an investment company named ‘Lawnstone Ltd.’ Back then, in the late 1980s, she had taken over the reins of the company from her sister and brother-in-law at only 24 years of age.
Amber Rudd began her political career as a ‘Conservative’ candidate from Liverpool Garston in the 2005 general elections, but she lost. She later moved to the Old Town when she was handed over the constituency of Hastings and Rye. She contested in the 2006 elections but lost. However, in 2010, she registered a win and became the MP from the Hastings and Rye constituency.
In April 2018, Amber Rudd resigned from the position of the home secretary, but she never denied the possibility of a comeback. In November, she was offered another cabinet position, this time as a secretary of state for work and pensions. She later became the minister for disabled people.
Amber Rudd had once dated a fellow MP, Kwasi Kwarteng. She married writer and critic Adrian Anthony Gill in 1990. They had two children together. However, the couple later divorced when Gill began dating a journalist.
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