Michael Portillo

Former Conservative MP and contributor to This Week

Profile

Michael Portillo was an MP for over twenty years before retiring to pursue media interests. Having worked as the Defence Secretary and Shadow Chancellor, Michael can regale guests with a host of anecdotes from his time in Westminster. In recent years, Michael can be seen as a regular contributor for the popular political programme This Week on BBC1 as well as hosting numerous documentaries on railways for the BBC. A charismatic individual, Michael Portillo is a superb after-dinner speaker for any occasion.