Jeremy Hunt

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Jeremy Hunt is a member of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom Parliament. He represents the South West Surrey constituency. From July 2018 to July 2019, he served as the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.[1]

In June 2019, Mr Hunt stood as a candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party.[2] Although he reached the final two, he was ultimately defeated by Boris Johnson with 46,656 votes to Johnson's 92,153 on July 23, 2019.[3]

Political views

Jeremy Hunt stated in 2012[4] and 2019 that the legal time limit for abortion in the UK should be halved to 12 weeks. For this stance, which is still fairly liberal, left-wing activists accused Hunt of "attacking women's rights".


  1. Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP. Retrieved on 2019-07-25.
  2. Kuenssberg, Laura. "Tory leadership: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are final two",, 2019-06-20. Retrieved on 2019-07-25. 
  3. Adler, Katya. "Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM",, 2019-07-23. Retrieved on 2019-07-25. 
  4. Cut legal abortion limit to 12 weeks, Jeremy Hunt says