First Salisbury ministry
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July 1885 – February 1886
- Lord Cranbrook served concurrently as Lord President of the Council and Secretary of State for War between January and February 1886.
- August 1885: The Duke of Richmond becomes Secretary for Scotland. Edward Stanhope succeeds him at the Board of Trade. Stanhope's successor as Vice-President of the Council is not in the Cabinet.
- January 1886: The Lord-Lieutenantship of Ireland is put into commission. William Henry Smith becomes Chief Secretary for Ireland. Lord Cranbrook succeeds him as Secretary for War, while remaining Lord President.
List of Ministers
Cabinet members are listed in bold face.
- C. Cook and B. Keith, British Historical Facts 1830–1900
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