As many as five of the new Cabinet graduated from Magdalen:
William Hague (Foreign Secretary), George Osborne (Chancellor), Chris Huhne (Energy and Climate Change), Dominic Grieve (Attorney General) and Jeremy Hunt (Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport).
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We congratulate them and wish them well in their very important new positions.
Furthermore, John Hemming (Lib Dem MP, Birmingham Yardley) and John Redwood (Conservative MP, Wokingham) were both re-elected, and Nick Boles has been elected the new Conservative MP for Grantham and Stamford.
In addition, Eddie O’Hara, Siôn Simon and John Hutton (recently Secretary of State for Defence) all retired at the 2010 Election after highly distinguished service as Labour MPs.