Lyne was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 1880 as member for Hume, serving in the Jennings and Dibbs ministries. prior to assuming leadership of the Protectionist Party. The ministry covers the period from 14 September 1899 until 27 March 1901, when Lyne was elected to the first federal Parliament. Lyne was succeeded by his Protectionist Party colleague, John See.
Composition of ministry
The composition of the ministry was announced by Premier Lyne on 14 September 1899 and covers the period up to 27 March 1901; although some ministers retained portfolio responsibilities until the See ministry was sworn in. Ministers are listed in order of seniority.
|Portfolio||Minister||Party||Term commence||Term end||Term of office|
|Premier||Hon. Sir William Lyne, KCMG, MLA1||Protectionist||14 September 1899||27 March 1901||1 year, 194 days|
|Vice-President of the Executive Council||Protectionist||15 September 1899||1 day|
Collector of Internal Revenue
|Protectionist||15 September 1899||20 March 1901||1 year, 186 days|
Registrar of Records
|Hon. John See MLA||Protectionist||14 September 1899||27 March 1901||1 year, 194 days|
|Attorney-General||Hon. Bernhard Wise KC, MLC||Protectionist|
|Secretary for Lands||Hon. Thomas Hassall MLA||Protectionist||9 April 1901||1 year, 207 days|
|Secretary for Public Works||Hon. Edward O'Sullivan MLA||Protectionist||27 March 1901||1 year, 194 days|
|Minister of Justice||Hon. William Herbert Wood, MLA||Protectionist||9 April 1901||1 year, 207 days|
|Minister of Public Instruction
Minister for Labour and Industry
|Hon. John Perry, MLA||Protectionist||27 March 1901||1 year, 194 days|
|Secretary for Mines and Agriculture||Hon. John Fegan MLA||Protectionist||15 September 1899||8 April 1901||1 year, 205 days|
|Postmaster-General||Hon. William Crick MLA||Protectionist||14 September 1899||28 February 1901||1 year, 167 days|
|Vice-President of the Executive Council
Representative of the Government in Legislative Council
|Hon. James Alexander Kenneth Mackay, MLC||Protectionist||15 September 1899||24 April 1900||221 days|
|Hon. Francis Suttor MLC||Protectionist||12 June 1900||27 March 1901||288 days|
- 1 In 1900, Lyne was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George whilst in office.
- Sir William Lyne - 13th Premier of New South Wales
- Self-government in New South Wales
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- Members of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, 1898-1901
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