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Lord Gavin Barwell (Independent)

Gavin Barwell served as Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister from June 2017 to July 2019 during one of the most turbulent periods in British political history.

Prior to his appointment as Chief of Staff, he was the Member of Parliament for Croydon Central from May 2010 until June 2017 and a Government Minister from October 2013 until June 2017 (initially a Whip and then Minister of State for Housing & Planning and Minister for London).

In October 2019, he was appointed to the House of Lords.