Minister of Agriculture (Northern Ireland)

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The Minister of Agriculture was a member of the Executive Committee of the Privy Council of Northern Ireland (Cabinet) in the Parliament of Northern Ireland which governed Northern Ireland from 1921 to 1972. The post was combined with that of the Minister of Commerce until 1925, and was later vacant for three short periods.

# Name Took Office Prime Minister Party
1. Sir Edward Archdale 7 June 1921 Craig UUP
2. Sir Basil Brooke 1 December 1933 Craig, Andrews UUP
3. Herbert Dixon, 1st Baron Glentoran 16 January 1941 Andrews, Brookeborough UUP
4. Robert Moore 6 May 1943 Brookeborough UUP
Vacant 1 September 1960 Brookeborough N/A
5. Harry West 17 October 1960 Brookeborough, O'Neill UUP
Vacant 26 April 1967 O'Neill N/A
6. James Chichester-Clark 5 May 1967 O'Neill UUP
Vacant 23 April 1969 O'Neill N/A
7. Phelim O'Neill 3 May 1969 Chichester-Clark UUP
8. Harry West 23 March 1971 Faulkner UUP

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