Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food

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The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Food Control, later the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Food was a junior Ministerial post in the Government of the United Kingdom from 1916 to 1921 and then from 1939 to 1954. The post supported the Minister of Food Control, later the Minister of Food.

Parliamentary Secretaries to the Ministry of Food Control, 1916-1921[edit]

Name Entered office Left office
Charles Bathurst 12 December 1916 2 July 1917
John Robert Clynes 2 July 1917 18 July 1918
Waldorf Astor 18 July 1918 27 January 1919
Charles McCurdy 27 January 1919 19 April 1920
William Mitchell-Thomson 19 April 1920 31 March 1921

Parliamentary Secretaries to the Ministry of Food, 1939-1954[edit]

Name Entered office Left office
Alan Lennox-Boyd 11 October 1939 15 May 1940
Robert Boothby 15 May 1940 22 October 1940
Gwilym Lloyd George 22 October 1940 3 June 1942
William Mabane 3 June 1942 23 May 1945
Florence Horsbrugh 23 May 1945 13 July 1945
Edith Summerskill 4 August 1945 2 March 1950
Stanley Evans 2 March 1950 18 April 1950
Fred Willey 18 April 1950 26 October 1951
Charles Hill 31 October 1951 18 October 1954