Minister for the Cabinet Office

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Minister for the Cabinet Office
Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (HM Government).svg
Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office.jpg
Incumbent
Francis Maude

since 12 May 2010
Cabinet Office
Style The Right Honourable
Appointer Elizabeth II
Website www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, commonly referred to as the Cabinet Office Minister is a position in the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom. The post of Minister for the Cabinet Office is sometimes derided as the Minister for the Today programme.[1][2]

Ministers for the Cabinet Office[edit]

Name Portrait Term of office Political party Prime Minister
David Clark Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (HM Government).svg 2 May 1997 27 July 1998 Labour Tony Blair
Jack Cunningham Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (HM Government).svg 27 July 1998 11 October 1999 Labour
Mo Mowlam 11 October 1999 7 June 2001 Labour
Lord Macdonald of Tradeston Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (HM Government).svg 11 June 2001 13 June 2003 Labour
Douglas Alexander Douglas Alexander at the India Economic Summit 2008.jpg 13 June 2003 8 September 2004 Labour
Alan Milburn Alan Milburn.JPG 8 September 2004 6 May 2005 Labour
John Hutton Msc 2009-Sunday, 11.00 - 12.30 Uhr-Zwez 005 Hutton detail.jpg 6 May 2005 2 November 2005 Labour
Jim Murphy (acting) Jim Murphy, April 2009 cropped.jpg 5 November 2005 5 May 2006 Labour
Hilary Armstrong Hilary armstrong a.jpg 5 May 2006 27 June 2007 Labour
Ed Miliband -Miliband 2010-3.jpg 27 June 2007 3 October 2008 Labour Gordon Brown
Liam Byrne Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (HM Government).svg 3 October 2008 5 June 2009 Labour
Tessa Jowell Tessa Jowell Jan 2007.jpg 5 June 2009 11 May 2010 Labour
Francis Maude Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office.jpg 12 May 2010 Incumbent Conservative David Cameron
(Coalition)

Shadow Ministers[edit]

Official Opposition[edit]

Name Portrait Term of office Party Shadow Cabinet
Andrew Lansley CBE MP Andrew Lansley MP -NHS Confederation annual conference, Manchester-8July2011.jpg 15 June 1999 18 September 2001 Conservative Hague
Tim Collins CBE MP 18 September 2001 23 July 2002 Conservative Duncan Smith
Unknown
The Rt Hon Francis Maude MP Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office.jpg 2 July 2007 11 May 2010 Conservative Cameron
The Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP Tessa Jowell Jan 2007.jpg 11 May 2010 8 October 2010 Labour Harman
The Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP 8 October 2010 20 January 2011 Labour Miliband
The Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP Tessa Jowell Jan 2007.jpg 20 January 2011 7 October 2011 Labour
Jon Trickett MP 7 October 2011 7 October 2013 Labour
Michael Dugher MP 7 October 2013 Incumbent Labour

Liberal Democrats[edit]

Name Portrait Term of office Shadow Cabinet
The Rt Hon Alan Beith MP Alan Beith MP Liverpool.jpg bef. April 2003 aft. April 2003 Kennedy
Richard Allan MP bef. August 2003 aft. April 2004
David Heath MP David Heath MP at Bournemouth 2009.jpg April 2006 January 2006 Campbell
Norman Baker MP Norman Baker, September 2009 cropped.jpg bef. July 2007 December 2007
Cable (LD)
Susan Kramer MP Susan Kramer 01.jpg December 2007 May 2010 Clegg
Since May 2010, the Liberal Democrats have been in a coalition government, so do not have a shadow ministry

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Colin (12 October 1999). "Mowlam's real job – minister for the Today programme". The Independent. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Kampfner, John (6 November 2000). "My life in spin city". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 

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