Who is Preeti Patel? Meet her Husband Alex Sawyer, Relationship Status

Preeti Patel is a British politician who served as Home Secretary from 2019 to 2022. She was Secretary of State for International Development from 2016 to 2017.

She has been the Member of Parliament for Witham since 2010. Preeti is ideologically on the right wing of the Conservative Party; she considers herself to be a Thatcherite.

Meet Preeti Patel’s Husband, Alex Sawyer

Preeti Patel has been married to Alex Sawyer since 2004. Alex is a marketing consultant for the stock exchange NASDAQ. He is also a Conservative councilor and Cabinet member for Communities on the council of the London Borough of Bexley. Sawyer also worked part-time as her office manager from February 2014 to August 2017. Together, they have a son, who was born in August 2008.

The register of MP’s interests revealed that Alex stopped working for Preeti after the General Election in June 2017.

However, Alex would have been able to continue working for Preeti as those employed before the 2017 General Election were exempt from the rules. He lasted until it became known that Patel was using her staffing allowance to pay her husband up to 25K Euros for his part-time job.

What does Alex Sawyer do?

Alex Sawyer is a marketing consultant for the American financial firm NASDAQ NLX, which is ranked second on the list of stock exchanges by market capitalization of shares trade, behind only the New York Stock Exchange.

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He is also a Tory councilor and Cabinet Member for Communities on the council of the London Borough of Bexley. Patel’s Husband, Alex is seemingly a workaholic, as he has undertaken more jobs than just being a marketing consultant.

When did Preeti and Alex get married and do they have children?

Mr. Sawyer met Ms. Patel while working in PR. The couple met at her office while she served as an International development secretary. 

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They got married in 2004. The couple has a 12-years old son named Freddie who was born in August 2008.