Her Majesty's Government frontbench

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The frontbench of Her Majesty's Government in the Parliament of the United Kingdom consists of the Cabinet and all other ministers.

Key[edit]

Minister in the House of Commons
Minister in the House of Lords
Conservative
Liberal Democrat
Ministers in and attending Cabinet in bold

Prime Minister and Cabinet Office[edit]

Prime Minister
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
First Lord of the Treasury
Minister for the Civil Service
The Rt Hon. David Cameron MP
Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Lord President of the Council
Minister responsible for political reform
The Rt Hon. Nick Clegg MP
Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Gavin Williamson MP
Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister Simon Wright MP
Cabinet Office
Minister for the Cabinet Office
Paymaster General (attends Cabinet)
The Rt Hon. Francis Maude MP
Minister of State for Government Policy (attends Cabinet)
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
The Rt Hon. Oliver Letwin MP
Minister of State for Cabinet Office (also with Education) (attends Cabinet) The Rt Hon. David Laws MP
Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities (attends Cabinet) The Rt Hon. Greg Clark MP
Minister of State for Cabinet Office (Head of the Downing Street Policy Unit) Jo Johnson MP
Minister without Portfolio
Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party
The Rt Hon. Grant Shapps MP
Parliamentary Secretary and Minister for the Constitution Sam Gyimah MP
Parliamentary Secretary and Minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson MP

Foreign relations[edit]

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs The Rt Hon. Philip Hammond MP
Minister of State for Europe The Rt Hon. David Lidington MP
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs The Rt Hon. Hugo Swire MP
Minister of State for Trade and Investment The Lord Livingston
Minister of State The Rt Hon. Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE PC
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State James Duddridge MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Tobias Ellwood MP
Defence
Secretary of State for Defence The Rt Hon. Michael Fallon MP
Minister of State for the Armed Forces The Rt Hon. Mark Francois MP
Minister of State,
Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans
Anna Soubry MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Minister for Reserves
Julian Brazier MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology
(Including Defence Exports)
Philip Dunne MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (unpaid) The Lord Astor of Hever DL
International Development
Secretary of State for International Development The Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP
Minister of State for International Development The Rt Hon. Desmond Swayne TD MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development The Rt Hon. Lynne Featherstone MP

Law and order[edit]

Home Office
Secretary of State for the Home Department The Rt Hon. Theresa May MP
Minister of State Security and Immigration James Brokenshire MP
Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims (jointly with Justice) The Rt Hon. Mike Penning MP
Minister of State for Crime Prevention The Rt Hon. Lynne Featherstone MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised Crime
Karen Bradley MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Criminal Information The Lord Bates
Justice
Lord Chancellor
Secretary of State for Justice
The Rt Hon. Chris Grayling MP
Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties The Rt Hon. Simon Hughes MP
Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims (jointly with Home Office) The Rt Hon. Mike Penning MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid
Shailesh Vara MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Minister for Prisons, Probation and Rehabilitation (also an assistant Whip)
Andrew Selous MP
Minister of State for Civil Justice & Legal Policy (unpaid) The Lord Faulks QC
Law Officers
Attorney General (attends Cabinet when responsibilities are on the agenda)
Advocate General for Northern Ireland
The Rt Hon. Jeremy Wright QC MP
Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP
Advocate General for Scotland (also Deputy Leader of the House of Lords) The Rt Hon. The Lord Wallace of Tankerness PC QC

Economy[edit]

Treasury
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Second Lord of the Treasury
The Rt Hon. George Osborne MP
Chief Secretary to the Treasury The Rt Hon. Danny Alexander MP
Financial Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke MP
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Priti Patel MP
Economic Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister) Andrea Leadsom MP
Commercial Secretary to the Treasury The Lord Deighton KBE (unpaid)
Business, Innovation and Skills
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills The Rt Hon. Dr Vince Cable MP
Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities (jointly with Cabinet Office)(attends Cabinet) The Rt Hon. Greg Clark MP
Minister of State for Business and Enterprise
Minister for Portsmouth (also with Energy and Climate Change) (attends Cabinet)
The Rt Hon. Matthew Hancock MP
Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (jointly with Culture, Media and Sport) The Hon. Ed Vaizey MP
Minister of State for Skills and Equalities (jointly with Education and Equalities) Nick Boles MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs
(jointly with Education and Equalities)
Jo Swinson MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Sciences (jointly with Health) George Freeman MP
Minister of State for Trade and Investment (jointly with FCO) The Lord Livingston
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Intellectual Property The Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG
Work and Pensions
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions The Rt Hon. Iain Duncan Smith MP
Minister of State for Employment (attends Cabinet) The Rt Hon. Esther McVey MP
Minister of State for Pensions The Rt Hon. Steve Webb MP
Minister of State for Disabled People Mark Harper MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (unpaid) The Lord Freud

Social services[edit]

Education
Secretary of State for Education
Minister for Women and Equalities
The Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan MP
Minister of State for Schools (jointly with Cabinet Office; attends Cabinet) The Rt Hon. David Laws MP
Minister of State for Skills and Equalities (jointly with Business and Equalities) Nick Boles MP
Minister of State for School Reform Nick Gibb MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families Edward Timpson MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (jointly with Business and Equalities) Jo Swinson MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Childcare and Education Sam Gyimah MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools The Lord Nash
Health
Secretary of State for Health The Rt Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP
Minister of State for Care and Support The Rt Hon. Norman Lamb MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health Dr. Daniel Poulter MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health Jane Ellison MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Sciences (jointly with Business) George Freeman MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality The Earl Howe

Environment[edit]

Energy and Climate Change
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change The Rt Hon. Ed Davey MP
Minister of State for Energy (also with Business) The Rt Hon. Matthew Hancock MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Climate Change Amber Rudd MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change The Baroness Verma
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs The Rt Hon. Liz Truss MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Water, Forestry, Rural Affairs and Resource Management Dan Rogerson MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Farming, Food and Marine Environment George Eustice MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science The Lord De Mauley

Local and devolved government[edit]

Department for Communities and Local Government
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Minister for Faith
The Rt Eric Pickles MP
Minister of State for Housing & Planning Brandon Lewis MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State Stephen Williams MP
Kris Hopkins MP
Penny Mordaunt MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
Northern Ireland
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland The Rt Hon. Theresa Villiers MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Dr. Andrew Murrison MP
Scotland
Secretary of State for Scotland The Rt Hon. Alistair Carmichael MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Rt Hon. David Mundell MP
Wales
Secretary of State for Wales The Rt Hon. Stephen Crabb MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (also a Whip) Alun Cairns MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Baroness Randerson

Others[edit]

Culture, Media and Sport
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport The Rt Hon. Sajid Javid MP
Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (jointly with Business) The Hon. Ed Vaizey MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Sport and Tourism Helen Grant MP
Government Equalities Office
Minister for Women and Equalities (attends cabinet) The Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan MP
Minister of State for Skills and Equalities (Jointly with BIS and Education) Nick Boles MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (Jointly with BIS) Jo Swinson MP
Transport
Secretary of State for Transport The Rt Hon. Patrick McLoughlin MP
Minister of State The Rt Hon. John Hayes FRSA MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Robert Goodwill MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Claire Perry MP
Minister of State The Rt Hon. The Baroness Kramer

Parliament[edit]

House Leaders
Leader of the House of Commons
First Secretary of State
The Rt Hon. William Hague FRSL MP
Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (unpaid) The Rt Hon. Tom Brake MP
Leader of the House of Lords
Lord Privy Seal
The Rt Hon. The Baroness Stowell PC
Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also Advocate General for Scotland) The Rt Hon.The Lord Wallace of Tankerness PC QC
Whips
Government Chief Whip
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury
The Rt Hon. Michael Gove MP
Deputy Chief Whip
Treasurer of the Household
The Rt Hon. Greg Hands MP
Deputy Chief Whip
Comptroller of the Household
Liberal Democrat Chief Whip
The Rt Hon. Don Foster MP
Whip
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
Anne Milton MP
Whips
Lords of the Treasury
Mark Lancaster TD MP
David Evennett MP (unpaid)
John Penrose MP
Gavin Barwell MP
Harriett Baldwin MP
Alun Cairns MP (also with Wales)
Assistant Whips Andrew Selous MP (also with Justice)
Therese Coffey MP
Mel Stride MP
Ben Wallace MP
Damian Hinds MP
Mark Hunter MP
Jenny Willott MP
Chief Whip
Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms
The Rt Hon. The Lord Taylor of Holbeach CBE FRSA
Deputy Chief Whip
Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard
The Lord Newby OBE
Whips
Lords and Baronesses in Waiting
The Baroness Northover (unpaid)
The Baroness Jolly (unpaid)
The Baroness Williams of Trafford
The Lord Popat of Harrow
The Lord Gardiner of Kimble
The Rt Hon. The Lord Wallace of Saltaire PC (unpaid)
The Lord Ashton of Hyde
The Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

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