Jean Oak

The Right Honourable

Jean Oak
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Oak addressing the 2002 Labour conference
Minister without Portfolio
In office
1 May 2018 – 18 August 2018
PresidentKen Turin
Preceded byLuca Turrion
Succeeded byFrancois Bayrou
Leader of the Opposition
In office
5 May 2005 – 29 September 2010
PresidentFrederique Xavier
Preceded byFrederique Xavier
Succeeded byAllegra Harman
Vice President of Ordennya
In office
15 September 2000 – 5 May 2005
PresidentJean O'Hanlon
Preceded byGeorge Meunier
Succeeded byVictoria Callaud
Party leadership and other positions
Leader of the Coalition of Socialists & Democrats
In office
29 December 2007 – 29 September 2010
DeputyAntoine Rhodes
Jane Duflot
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byAllegra Harman
Leader of the Labour Party
In office
15 September 2000 – 29 December 2007
DeputyAntoine Rhodes
Preceded byGeorge Meunier
Succeeded byOffice dissolved
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
15 September 2000 – 5 May 2005
PresidentJean O'Hanlon (2000 - 2005)
Preceded byAlbert Hugo
Succeeded byJean Meunier
Foreign Secretary
In office
2 May 1997 – 10 January 2000
PresidentGeorge Meunier
Preceded byAlbert Hugo
Succeeded byJacques Straw
Shadow Foreign Secretary
In office
5 June 1992 – 2 May 1997
LeaderGeorge Meunier
Preceded byNicolas Mitterand
Succeeded byAlbert Hugo
Shadow Secretary of State for Education
In office
17 July 1987 – 5 June 1992
LeaderLionel Bayrou
Preceded byMichael Vallaud
Succeeded byMichelle Beckett
Member of Parliament
for Sudentor
In office
28 February 1974 – 20 June 2019
Preceded byBernard Macron
Succeeded byLilia Vilodsdottir
Personal details
Jean Nicolas Oak

28 February 1946 (age 72)
Avon, Neuistria, Ordennya
Political partyCoalition of Socialists & Democrats (2007 - present)
Other political
Labour (Before 2007)
Spouse(s)Margaret Valeris (1968 - 1995)
Children5 daughters
Alma materUniversity of Neuistria

Jean Nicolas Oak (born 28 February 1946) is an Ordennyan CSD politician, who has served as Member of Parliament for Sudentor since 1974, and has served in the Cabinet as Foreign Secretary from 1997 to 2000, and as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Vice President of Ordennya from 2000 to 2005. He also served as Leader of the Labour Party from 2000 to 2007, and oversaw the merger between the Labour Party and the Democratic Party into the Coalition of Socialists & Democrats, serving as its first leader from 2007 to 2010. He also served as Leader of the Opposition from 2005 to 2010. He resigned from frontline politics after the 2010 election. After eight years on the backbenches, Oak returned to the cabinet in 2018, as Minister without Portfolio, appointed by Ken Turin.