Dominic Raab is a British politician and member of parliament representing Esher and Walton since 2010. A member of a conservative party serves as Secretary of State for European Union from 9 July to 15 November in 2018. Before that, from 9 January to 9 July 2018, he served as Minister of State for Housing and Planning.
Furthermore, Raab resigned as Brexit Secretary on 15 November 2018. Therefore, he resigned the designation opposing to the draft Withdrawal Agreement. Additionally, Under Prime Minister Theresa May, during the 2017 general election, he was appointed as Minister for Courts and Justice. Further, on 25 May 2019, he announced to stand in Conservative Party leadership election, following the resignation of PM Theresa May along with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt.
Caption: The member of the Conservative Party, Dominic Raab
Dominic Raab: Bio, Family, Education
Dominic Rennie Raab was born on 25 February 1974, in Buckinghamshire, England. He was born to the parents Peter and Jean Raab. His father came to Britain from Czechoslovakia at the age of six, following the Munich agreement. He has an ancestry of Jewish descent. He grew up in his English mother’s faith in the church of England.
Looking at his education, he has completed his education in Amersham from Dr. Challoner’s Grammar School. Then later he pursued law from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Further, he has also won the Clive Parry Prize for International law. Afterward, he went on to join the Jesus College, Cambridge where he collected his master degree.
Dominic Raab: Career progression & Life Achievements
Prior to his career in 2010 parliament, he worked at Linklaters in London. At Linklaters, he trained for two years contract and worked on project finance. Also, he has gained knowledge in international litigation and competition law. Additionally, his time included on secondments at Liberty and EU & WTO law in Brussels. In 2000, Raab joined the Foreign office in leading the British Embassy in the Hague. There he advocated for the war criminals to bring then justice.
After returning to London, from 2006 to 2010, he worked in Parliament as Chief of Staff to Shadow Home Secretary David Davis. Also worked for Shadow Secretary of State for Justice Dominic Grieve. Then comes the 2010 election when he was elected at Parliament to represent Esher and Walton. He grabbed the media attention when he requested pressure group 38 Degrees to remove his parliamentary email address from the website. In 2011, he won the ‘Newcomer of the Year’ at The Spectator magazine’s Parliamentary Awards.
Delighted to introduce Vreni Oleram, Trustee of @EsherCollege Africa Trust, for recognition @ONEcampaignUK as a Health Hero – for their inspirational support for the orphans of AIDs victims in Zimbabwe. pic.twitter.com/VVbkhqkSoY
— Dominic Raab (@DominicRaab) May 15, 2019
In March 2012, Raab opened a debate in the House of Commons. The topics for the debate include Sergei Magnitsky and Impunity for Gross Human rights abuses. In 2015, he was re-elected and served as a Justice Minister in David Cameron’s government. On 2017, again re-elected MP and served as Minister for Justice by Prime Minister Theresa May. In the same year, he received the award ‘Outstanding Campaigning Politician Award’ at International Sergei Magnitsky Human Rights Award.
Dominic Raab: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to the personal life of MP Raab, he is a happily married man. He has married a Brazillian Catholic Erika Rey. She worked as a marketing executive for Google. The lawyer seems to be very secretive and keep his lips tightened on sharing his private information. However, together the couple had welcomed two children: Peter & Joshua. Raab resides in Thames Ditton with his wife and kids.
Besides involving in Parliament, he is also a writer. He published his first book in 2009 ‘The Assault on Liberty-What Went Wrong with Rights’. His has also published other books including ‘After the Coalition’ and ‘Britannia Unchained’. As a writer, he has written in a various newspaper as a guest columnist including ‘The Sunday Times’ and ‘The Sun’ on Sunday. Outside his work, he has an interest in boxing and also holds a black belt in karate. Additionally, he still taking training in boxing club ‘The Foley ABC’.
Caption: Dominic and his wife Erika
Dominic Raab: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Regarding his net worth, he has a good income from his career. But he has not revealed his exact income or salary. However, according to sources, his net worth has an estimation of over £1.5 million. Therefore, we can agree to it because he has worked with so many firms and currently as a cabinet member. Although it is a small amount to the net worth of Cabinet member Jeremy hunt whose net worth is above £14 million.
Dominic seems to prefer to live a very low key life also he is not seen much active on social media platforms. However, he is active only on Twitter where he has 57.4K followers. But we can see some unverified account under his name on Facebook and Instagram.
Valuable meeting with Elmbridge Inspector Dallas McDermott @SurreyPolice – on the extra PCs they are recruiting, the prosecution following the stabbing in Hinchley Wood in Jan & the latest crime stats inc burglary down 15%. Our local officers work hard & do a great job. pic.twitter.com/bMIGATmIEn
— Dominic Raab (@DominicRaab) May 24, 2019