List of government ministers of the United Kingdom

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The following is a list of ministerial offices in the Government of the United Kingdom. The highest ranking ministers are Cabinet ministers or also attend Cabinet.

Prime Minister's Office[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Deputy Prime Minister's Office[edit]

Cabinet Office[edit]

Cabinet Office[edit]

Government Equalities Office[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Cabinet Office[edit]

Government Equalities Office[edit]

Defence ministers[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Ministry of Defence[edit]

National Government/War Cabinet Ministers[edit]

War Office[edit]

HM Treasury ministers[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Department of Economic Affairs[edit]

Foreign Affairs ministers[edit]

Former positions[edit]

India Office and Burma Office[edit]

Department for Exiting the European Union[edit]

Department for International Development[edit]

Justice ministers[edit]

Ministry of Justice[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Ministry of Justice[edit]

Department for Constitutional Affairs[edit]

Lord Chancellor's Department[edit]

Home affairs ministers[edit]

Home Office[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Home Office[edit]

Health ministers[edit]

Department of Health and Social Care[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Department of Health[edit]

Business and trade ministers[edit]

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Department for International Trade[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy[edit]

Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform[edit]

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills[edit]

Department of Trade and Industry[edit]

Ministry of Technology[edit]

Education ministers[edit]

Department for Education (2010-present)[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Department for Education (2010-present)[edit]

Department for Children, Schools and Families (2007-2010)[edit]

Department for Education and Skills (2001-2007)[edit]

Work and Pensions ministers[edit]

Department for Work and Pensions[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Department of Social Security[edit]

Department for Work and Pensions[edit]

Environment ministers[edit]

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Transport ministers[edit]

Department for Transport[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Local and devolved government[edit]

Welsh Office[edit]

Scotland Office[edit]

Northern Ireland Office[edit]

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government[edit]

Culture and media ministers[edit]

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport[edit]

Post Office[edit]

Secretaries of State[edit]

Parliamentary leadership[edit]

House of Commons[edit]

House of Lords[edit]

Whips[edit]

House of Commons[edit]

House of Lords[edit]

Law officers[edit]

Former positions[edit]

Sinecures[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Prime Minister has concurrently served as First Lord of the Treasury since 1902, Minister for the Civil Service since 1968 and Minister for the Union since 2019.
  2. ^ a b Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor have been held jointly since 2007.
  3. ^ a b Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade have been held jointly since 2016.
  4. ^ The Attorney General for England and Wales has concurrently served as Advocate General for Northern Ireland since 2010.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2020-10-23.
  2. ^ "Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  3. ^ "Secretary of State for Health and Social Care - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2020-10-23.
  4. ^ "Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2020-10-24.