Minister of Production

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The Minister of Production was a British government position that existed during the Second World War, heading the Ministry of Production.

Initially the post was called "Minister of War Production" when it was created in February 1942, but the first Minister, Lord Beaverbrook, resigned after only two weeks in office. A month later upon the appointment of the second holder the post was titled "Minister of Production".

Minister of War Production (1942)[edit]

Portrait Name Term of office Political party
Lord Beaverbrook 1947b.jpg Max Aitken
The Lord Beaverbrook
4 February
1942
19 February
1942
Conservative

Minister of Production (1942-1945)[edit]

Portrait Name Term of office Political party
INF3-14 Rt Hon Oliver Lyttelton Artist William Little 1939-1946.jpg Oliver Lyttelton
MP for Aldershot
12 March
1942
27 July
1945
Conservative