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5 things you may not know about Philip Hammond

by LLB Reporter
8th Mar 17 1:55 pm

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Along with making his first and only Spring Budget speech, here’s a few more facts about Philip Hammond:

  • Hammond has been the MP for Runnymede and Weybridge in Surrey since 1997;
  • Married with three children, the 61 year-old originally grew up in Epping, Essex;
  • He attended Shenfield High School in Brentwood where he was described as having shoulder-length black hair and a dark leather trench-coat. He went on to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics at University College, Oxford;
  • Although his salary is a mere £134,565 a year, reports claim that Hammond has an estimated net worth of £8.2million making him the second richest serving MP;
  • Despite starting out making money from being a DJ, his wealth stems from care-home builder Castlemead, that he set up in 1984.

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