Jeremy Hunt set for multimillion-pound payday

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt may be in line to become the wealthiest member of David Cameron's Cabinet, as he could make £17 million from the sale of the private company Hotcourses.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt Credit: Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters

According to a Sky News report, the company could be sold to private equity firm Inflexion for £35 million.

Mr Hunt is understood to own just under half of the education listings service, which he co-founded in the 1990s.