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Name: Miles Heathcliff Stone
Avatar: Patrick Grant
Age: 51
Sex: Male
Ethnicity: White
Marital Status: Married (Gwyneth, 49), two children (Parker, 23, and Lilly, 21)
Sexual Orientation: Straight

Party: Conservative and Unionist
Political Outlook: Although a Free Marketeer and a Wet, Miles is characterized by his loyalty. He has never voted against the party whip in his 11 years in Parliament, and is usually willing to follow the leader's talking points, even when the leader is on his or her way out. Behind closed doors, Miles advocates a liberal worldview of social liberalism and monetarist, free market, Austrian-school economics.
Constituency: North West Cambridgeshire
Year Elected: 2010

Education: Educated at Harrow, read economics at Oxford (Balliol). 
Career: 

  • 1992-1996 | Fundraiser, Conservative Central Office
  • 1996-1997 | Chairman, Carlton Dinner
  • 1997-2001 | Special Assistant to Francis Maude, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Shadow Foreign Secretary
  • 2001-2002 | Policy Advisor, Conservative Central Office
  • 2002-2008 | Chairman, Policy Exchange
  • 2008-2010 | Campaign Coordinator, Conservative Central Office

Political Career:

  • 2001 | Contested Manchester Gorton, lost.
  • 2005 | Contested Bradford South, lost.
  • 2010 | Elected, North East Cambridgeshire
  • 2010-2012 | Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for the Cabinet Office
  • 2012-2014 | Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for International Development
  • 2014-2016 | Minister of State for International Trade Policy
  • 2016-2019 | Financial Secretary to the Treasury
  • 2019-Present | Backbencher (sacked by BoJo due to ties with prominent Remain voices)

Conservative Leadership Election Support:

  • 1997 | Kenneth Clarke
  • 2001 | Michael Portillo
  • 2005 | David Cameron (Campaign Committee Member)
  • 2016 | Michael Gove
  • 2019 | Jeremy Hunt (Campaign Committee Member)
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