Liam Fox
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"Liam Fox" is a British Conservative Party (UK)/Conservative politician, Member of Parliament (MP) for North Somerset (UK Parliament constituency)/North Somerset, and former Secretary of State for Defence.

Fox studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and worked as a general practitioner/GP and Royal Army Medical Corps/Civilian Army Medical Officer before being elected as an MP in United Kingdom general election, 1992/1992. After holding several ministerial roles in John Major's Major government/Conservative government, Fox served as Department for Constitutional Affairs/Constitutional Affairs Spokesman (1998–1999), Shadow Health Secretary (1999–2003), Chairman of the Conservative Party/Conservative Party chairman (2003–05), Shadow Foreign Secretary (2005) and Shadow Defence Secretary (2005–10).

Fox stood unsuccessfully in the Conservative Party (UK) leadership election, 2005/2005 Conservative leadership election. In 2010, he was appointed Secretary of State for Defence, a position from which he resigned on 14 October 2011 over allegations that he had given a close friend, lobbying/lobbyist Adam Werritty, access to the Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)/Ministry of Defence and allowed him to join official trips overseas.

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