Tom Tugendhat is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee know all about him as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Education.
|Birthdate ( Age)||27 June 1973|
|Place of Birth||Westminster, London, United Kingdom|
|Education||University of Cambridge, University of Bristol, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge|
|Profession||Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 million|
Thomas Georg John Tugendhat is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee since 2017.He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tonbridge and Malling since 2015.Before entering politics, amongst other roles, Tugendhat was a Territorial Army officer in the British Army.
Tom Tugendhat Family and Parents
Tom Tugendhat is the son of the High Court Judge Sir Michael Tugendhat and his French wife Blandine de Loisne. He is the nephew of fellow Conservative politician Christopher Tugendhat, Baron Tugendhat. After attending St Paul’s School, London, Tugendhat studied Theology at the University of Bristol, before doing a Masters in Islamic studies at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and learning Arabic in Yemen.
Tom Tugendhat Wife
His wife Anissia is a French judge and senior civil servant, and his father-in-law is a French diplomat, the lead Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe mediator in Ukraine.Tugendhat is from a Jewish background.Tugendhat holds dual British and French citizenship.
Tom Tugendhat Net Worth
Thomas Georg John Tugendhat is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committeewho has an estimated Net Worth of between $1 million – $5 million in 2022.
Tugendhat was elected as the Member of Parliament for Tonbridge and Malling, the safe Conservative seat in Kent, at the 2015 General Election, with an increased vote share and larger majority than his predecessor.
On 12 July 2017, Tugendhat was elected chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, becoming the youngest person ever to hold the post.
Soon after the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury by a nerve agent, Tugendhat said the attack was “if not an act of war … certainly a warlike act by the Russian Federation”.
Under Tugendhat’s chairmanship the Foreign Affairs Committee has focused on British foreign policy priorities after Brexit.Other significant enquiries have covered: the implications of China’s growing role in the international system, the UK’s relationship with India,and the Responsibility to Protect.
On 21 May 2018, the Foreign Affairs Committee published a report on Russian corruption and the UK. This drew attention to the ability of President Vladimir Putin and his allies to launder assets through London, and called on the UK Government to “show stronger political leadership in ending the flow of dirty money into the UK”.The report criticised the law firm Linklaters for its unwillingness to give evidence to the committee about the nature of working in the Russian Federation today.
On 29 May 2018, Tugendhat set out his own views on British foreign policy in a speech at the Royal United Services Institute.He advocated giving the Foreign and Commonwealth Office greater powers to determine overall foreign policy strategy.On 26 March 2021, it was announced that Tugendhat was one of five MPs to be sanctioned by China for spreading what it called “lies and disinformation” about the country. He was subsequently banned from entering China, Hong Kong and Macau, and Chinese citizens and institutions are prohibited from doing business with him.
On 6 July 2003, Tugendhat was commissioned into the Educational and Training Services Branch of the Adjutant General’s Corps, Territorial Army, British Army, as a second lieutenant (on probation). His Territorial Army commission was confirmed on 16 July 2003.He transferred to the Intelligence Corps on 29 July 2003.
He was promoted to lieutenant on 16 July 2005, captain on 1 April 2007,and to major on 1 January 2010. He was a Territorial Army lieutenant colonel by July 2013.
Tugendhat served during the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan. He also served, in a civilian capacity, for the Foreign Office in Afghanistan and helped set up the National Security Council of Afghanistan and the government in Helmand Province.. He later served as one of the military assistants to the Chief of the Defence Staff.