William Hague
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"William Jefferson Hague" is a British people/British Conservative Party (UK)/Conservative politician who has been the First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons since 2014. He previously served as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2010 until 2014, Leader of the Conservative Party (UK)/Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition (United Kingdom)/Leader of the Opposition from 1997 to 2001, and he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond (Yorks) (UK Parliament constituency)/Richmond (Yorks) since 1989.

Hague was educated at Wath-upon-Dearne Grammar School, the University of Oxford and INSEAD, eventually being elected to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom/House of Commons in a Richmond (Yorks) by-election, 1989/by-election in 1989. Hague quickly rose through the ranks of the John Major/Major Government and was appointed to the Cabinet of the United Kingdom/Cabinet in 1995 as Secretary of State for Wales. Following a landslide defeat in the United Kingdom general election, 1997/1997 general election to the Labour Party (UK)/Labour Party, he was Conservative Party (UK) leadership election, 1997/elected Leader of the Conservative Party (UK)/leader of the Conservative Party at the age of 36.

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