Stephen Hammond MP

Biography

Stephen Hammond was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport from 4 September 2012 to 15 July 2014. He is the Conservative MP for Wimbledon.

Education

Stephen was educated at The King Edward VI School in Southampton and studied at the University of London.

Political career

Highlights include:

  • MP for Wimbledon 2005 to present
  • Shadow Secretary of State Transport 2005 to 2010
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP 2010 to 2012
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary for Transport September 2012 to present

Career outside politics

Stephen worked for a leading fund management company and a number of investment banks, including Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Commerzbank Securities. He was elected as a local councillor in 2002.

Personal life

Stephen is married and has a daughter. Stephen played hockey for his county and still plays for the Wimbledon veterans team.

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

    • 2012 to 2013
  2. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

    • 2013 to 2014

Announcements

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  1. Learner drivers to pay less for theory tests from October 2014

    • 19 August 2014
    • News story
  2. Local Sustainable Transport Fund 2015 to 2016

    • 14 July 2014
    • Statement to Parliament
  3. Safer streets for London

    • 11 July 2014
    • Speech
  4. Ministers visit communities sharing in huge transport investment

    • 8 July 2014
    • News story
  5. Annual update on Crossrail 2014

    • 3 July 2014
    • Statement to Parliament
  6. Rail franchising: Stephen Hammond's statement on Essex Thameside

    • 30 June 2014
    • Statement to Parliament
  7. Passengers in London and Essex set for host of benefits under new rail deal

    • 27 June 2014
    • News story
  8. London Gateway

    • 26 June 2014
    • Speech
  9. Women in Engineering Day

    • 24 June 2014
    • Speech
  10. Longer truck trial report published

    • 19 June 2014
    • News story