Michael Fallon is MP for Sevenoaks. He is a Minister of State at the Department of Business. He served as an education minister in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major. Michael has extensive business experience: has been a director of a company backed by Alchemy Partners, and a non-executive director of Tullett Prebon Plc. Michael has written and broadcast extensively on the public finances, the banking crisis and public sector reform. In 2008 he was voted Parliamentarian of the Year by conservativehome.com.