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
Royal Arms as used by Her Majesty's Government
Damian Green Cabinet Office.jpg
Incumbent
Damian Green

since 11 June 2017
Cabinet Office
Style The Right Honourable
Appointer Elizabeth II
Website www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

The Minister for the Cabinet Office is a position in the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom.

Ministers for the Cabinet Office[edit]

Every occupant of the position has simultaneously held a sinecure office, this being Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from Clark to Byrne, Paymaster General from Jowell to Gummer, and First Secretary of State with Green.

Name Portrait Term of office Political party Prime Minister
David Clark Fond blanc.svg 2 May 1997 27 July 1998 Labour Tony Blair
Jack Cunningham Fond blanc.svg 27 July 1998 11 October 1999 Labour
Mo Mowlam Fond blanc.svg 11 October 1999 7 June 2001 Labour
Gus Macdonald Fond blanc.svg 11 June 2001 13 June 2003 Labour
Douglas Alexander Douglas Alexander MP at Chatham House 2015 crop.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.jpg 5 November 2005 5 May 2006 Labour
Hilary Armstrong Hilary armstrong a.jpg 5 May 2006 27 June 2007 Labour
Ed Miliband Ed Miliband 2.jpg 27 June 2007 3 October 2008 Labour Gordon Brown
Liam Byrne Liam Byrne.JPG 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 11 May 2015 Conservative David Cameron
(Coalition)
Matthew Hancock Mhancock.jpg 11 May 2015 14 July 2016 Conservative David Cameron
(II)
Ben Gummer Ben Gummer 2016.jpg 14 July 2016 11 June 2017 Conservative Theresa May
Damian Green Damian Green Cabinet Office.jpg 11 June 2017 Incumbent Conservative


Ministers of State for the Cabinet Office[edit]

Occasionally, a Minister of State for the Cabinet Office is appointed who is junior to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Name Portrait Term of office Political party Prime Minister
Derek Foster 2 May 1997 6 May 1997 Labour Blair
Peter Kilfoyle 6 May 1997 28 July 1999 Labour
Ian McCartney 28 July 1999 11 June 2001 Labour
Barbara Roche 11 June 2001 29 May 2002 Labour
Douglas Alexander Douglas Alexander MP at Chatham House 2015 crop.jpg 29 May 2002 13 June 2003 Labour
David Miliband David Miliband 11 April 2007.JPG 16 December 2004 11 May 2005 Labour
David Laws David Laws Minister.jpg 4 September 2012 7 May 2015 Liberal Democrats Cameron
(Coalition)
Vacant 8 May 2015-present Cameron
(II)
May (I)
May (II)

Shadow Ministers for the Cabinet Office[edit]

Official Opposition[edit]

Name Portrait Term of office Party Shadow Cabinet
Andrew Lansley Andrew Lansley MP -NHS Confederation annual conference, Manchester-8July2011.jpg 15 June 1999 18 September 2001 Conservative Hague
Tim Collins No image.svg 18 September 2001 23 July 2002 Conservative Duncan Smith
Unknown
Francis Maude Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office.jpg 2 July 2007 11 May 2010 Conservative Cameron
Tessa Jowell Tessa Jowell Jan 2007.jpg 11 May 2010 8 October 2010 Labour Harman
Liam Byrne Liam Byrne.JPG 8 October 2010 20 January 2011 Labour Miliband
Tessa Jowell Tessa Jowell Jan 2007.jpg 20 January 2011 7 October 2011 Labour
Jon Trickett Official portrait of Jon Trickett crop 2.jpg 7 October 2011 7 October 2013 Labour
Michael Dugher No image.svg 7 October 2013 5 November 2014 Labour
Lucy Powell No image.svg 5 November 2014 14 September 2015 Labour
Harman
Tom Watson Tom Watson - Minister and UK MP.jpg 14 September 2015 7 October 2016 Labour Corbyn
Ian Lavery Ian Lavery MP 2015.jpg 7 October 2016 February 2017 Labour
Jon Trickett Official portrait of Jon Trickett crop 2.jpg February 2017 Incumbent Labour

Scottish National Party[edit]

Name Portrait Term of office Frontbench team
Tommy Sheppard May 2015 – present Robertson

Liberal Democrats[edit]

Name Portrait Term of office Shadow Cabinet
Alan Beith Alan Beith MP Liverpool.jpg bef. April 2003 aft. April 2003 Kennedy
Richard Allan bef. August 2003 aft. April 2004
David Heath David Heath MP at Bournemouth 2009.jpg April 2006 January 2006 Campbell
Norman Baker Norman Baker, September 2009 cropped.jpg bef. July 2007 December 2007
Cable (LD)
Susan Kramer Susan Kramer 01.jpg December 2007 May 2010 Clegg
May 2010 – May 2015, the Liberal Democrats were in a coalition government, so did not have a shadow ministry
no appointment announced July 2015 present Farron

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