Liam Fox (born 22 September 1961) is a British politician who served as Secretary of State for International Trade from 2016 to 2019 and Secretary of State for Defence from 2010 to 2011. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Somerset since 2010. Fox was first elected as the MP for Woodspring in 1992.
Liam Fox was involved in a scandal because he breached the ministerial code of conduct for making dealings with a friend, according to an article by bbc.com
"Former Defence Secretary Liam Fox broke the ministerial code in his dealings with his friend Adam Werritty, an official report is expected to find. Mr. Fox had breached the ministerial code of conduct, which requires ministers to avoid a conflict of interest or the perception of any conflict between their public duties and private interests"