UK Ministries

Ministries since 1945 and Political Parties


Deputy Prime Ministers*

19 Feb 1942 - 27 Jul 1945 Clement Attlee ......................... 1883-1967 L

27 Jul 1945 - 26 Oct 1951 Herbert Stanley Morrison,

                           Baron Morrison of Lambeth ............. 1888-1965 L

27 Oct 1951 - 06 Apr 1955 Robert Anthony Eden .................... 1897-1977 C

13 Jul 1962 - 20 Oct 1963 Richard Austen Butler .................. 1902-1982 C

                          (also titled first secretary of state)

05 May 1979 - 10 Jan 1988 William Stephen Ian Whitelaw,

                           Viscount Whitelaw ..................... 1918-1999 C

24 Jul 1989 - 01 Nov 1990 Sir Edward Geoffrey Howell ............. 1926-2015 C

05 Jul 1995 - 02 May 1997 Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine ........... 1933-     C

                          (also titled first secretary of state)

02 May 1997 - 27 Jun 2007 John Leslie Prescott ................... 1938-     L

                          (also titled first secretary of state)

11 May 2010 - 08 May 2015 Nicholas William Peter Clegg ........... 1967-     LD

11 Jun      - 20 Dec 2017 Damian Goward Green .................... 1956-     C

                          (as first secretary of state)


Note: When not in use the most senior, but honorary role of First Secretary

of State is treated as a de facto deputy Prime Minister.



 

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

 

Secretaries of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

23 Dec 1940 - 27 Jul 1945 Anthony Eden ........................... 1897-1977 C 

27 Jul 1945 - 09 Mar 1951 Ernest Bevin ........................... 1881-1951 L

27 Oct 1951 - 05 Apr 1955 Robert Anthony Eden .................... s.a       C

07 Apr      - 20 Dec 1955 Maurice Harold Macmillan ............... s.a       C

20 Dec 1955 - 27 Jul 1960 John Selwyn Brook Lloyd ................ s.a       C

27 Jul 1960 - 20 Oct 1963 Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home ....... s.a

                          (1st Time)

20 Oct 1963 - 17 Oct 1964 Richard Austen Butler .................. s.a

17 Oct 1964 - 22 Jan 1965 Patrick Chrestien Gordon Walker ........ 1907-1980 L

22 Jan 1965 - 10 Aug 1966 Robert Michael Maitland Stewart ........ 1906-1990 L

                          (1st Time)

10 Aug 1966 - 15 Mar 1968 George Alfred Brown .................... 1914-1985 L

15 Mar 1968 - 20 Jun 1970 Robert Michael Maitland Stewart (2nd Time)

20 Jun 1970 - 04 Mar 1974 Sir Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home

                          (2nd Time)

04 Mar 1974 - 08 Apr 1976 Leonard James Callaghan ................ 1913-2005 L

08 Apr 1976 - 19 Feb 1977 Charles Anthony Raven Crosland ......... 1918-1977 L

21 Feb 1977 - 04 May 1979 David Anthony Llewllyn Owen,

                           Baron Owen ............................ 1938-     L

04 May 1979 - 06 Apr 1982 Peter Alexander Rupert Carrington ...... 1919-2018

06 Apr 1982 - 09 Jun 1983 Francis Leslie Pym ..................... 1922-2008 C

09 Jun 1983 - 24 Jul 1989 Sir Geoffrey Howell                                C

24 Jul      - 26 Oct 1989 John Major                                         C

26 Oct 1989 - 05 Jul 1995 Douglas Richard Hurd ................... 1930-     C

05 Jul 1995 - 02 May 1997 Malcolm Leslie Rifkind ................. 1946-     C

02 May 1997 - 08 Jun 2001 Robert 'Robin' Finlayson Cook .......... 1946-2005 L

08 Jun 2001 - 05 May 2006 John "Jack" Whitaker Straw ............. 1946-     L

05 May 2006 - 28 Jun 2007 Margaret Mary Beckett .................. 1943-     L

28 Jun 2007 - 11 May 2010 David Wright Miliband .................. 1965-     L

11 May 2010 - 15 Jul 2014 William Jefferson Hague ................ 1961-     C

15 Jul 2014 - 13 Jul 2016 Philip Anthony Hammond ................. 1955-     C

13 Jul 2016 - 09 Jul 2018 Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson ..... 1964-     C

09 Jul 2018 - 24 Jul 2019 Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt ......... 1966-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Dominic Rennie Raab .................... 1974-     C

 


                 

Ministry of Defence

Ministers for Defense

10 May 1940 - 27 Jul 1945 Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill ...... 1874-1965 C

                          (1st Time)

27 Jul 1945 - 20 Dec 1946 Clement Richard Attlee ................. s.a

20 Dec 1946 - 28 Feb 1950 Albert Victor Alexander ................ 1885-1965 L

28 Feb 1950 - 26 Oct 1951 Emanuel Shinwell ....................... 1884-1986 L

26 Oct 1951 - 01 Mar 1952 Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchil (2nd Time)

01 Mar 1952 - 18 Oct 1954 FM. Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander,

                           Viscount Alexander of Tunis ........... 1891-1969 C

18 Oct 1954 - 07 Apr 1955 Harold Maurice Macmillan ............... s.a

07 Apr      - 20 Dec 1955 John Selwyn Brook Lloyd ................ s.a

20 Dec 1955 - 18 Oct 1956 Walter Turner Monckton ................. 1891-1965 C

18 Oct 1956 - 14 Jan 1957 Anthony Henry Head ..................... 1906-1983 C

14 Jan 1957 - 14 Oct 1959 Edwin Duncan Sandys .................... 1908-1987 C

14 Oct 1959 - 13 Jul 1962 Harold Arthur Watkinson ................ 1910-1965 C

13 Jul 1962 - 17 Oct 1964 George Edward Peter Thorneycroft ....... s.a

Secretaries of State for Defence

17 Oct 1964 - 19 Jun 1970 Denis Winston Healey ................... s.a

19 Jun 1970 - 08 Jan 1974 Peter Alexander Rupert Carrington,

                           Baron Carrington ...................... s.a

08 Jan      - 04 Mar 1974 Ian Hedworth John Little Gilmour,

                           Baron Gilmour of Craigmiller .......... 1926-2007 C

04 Mar 1974 - 10 Sep 1976 Roy Mason, Baron Mason ................. 1924-     L

10 Sep 1976 - 04 May 1979 Frederick William Mulley ............... 1918-1995 L

05 May 1979 - 05 Jan 1981 Francis Leslie Pym ..................... s.a

05 Jan 1981 - 06 Jan 1983 John William Frederic Nott ............. 1932-     C

06 Jan 1983 - 09 Jan 1986 Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine ........... s.a

09 Jan 1986 - 24 Jul 1989 George Kenneth Hotson Younger .......... 1931-     C

24 Jul 1989 - 09 Apr 1992 Thomas Jeremy King ..................... 1933-     C

09 Apr 1992 - 05 Jul 1995 Malcolm Leslie Rifkind ................. s.a

05 Jul 1995 - 02 May 1997 Michael Denzil Xavier Portillo ......... 1953-     C

02 May 1997 - 11 Oct 1999 George Islay MacNeil Robertson,

                           Baron Robertson of Port Ellen ......... 1946-     L

11 Oct 1999 - 06 May 2005 Geoffrey William Hoon .................. 1953-     C

06 May 2005 - 05 May 2006 John Reid .............................. s.a       L

05 May 2006 - 03 Oct 2008 Desmond Henry Browne ................... s.a       L

03 Oct 2008 - 05 Jun 2009 John Matthew Patrick Hutton ............ 1955-     L

05 Jun 2009 - 11 May 2010 Robert William Ainsworth ............... 1952-     L

12 May 2010 - 14 Oct 2011 Dr Liam Fox ............................ 1961-     C

14 Oct 2011 - 15 Jul 2014 Philip Anthony Hammond ................. s.a

15 Jul 2014 - 01 Nov 2017 Michel Cathel Fallon ................... 1952-     C

02 Nov 2017 - 01 May 2019 Gavin Alexander Williamson ............. 1976-     C

01 May      - 24 Jul 2019 Penelope Mary Mordaunt ................. 1973-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Robert Ben Lobban Wallace .............. 1970-     C



Her Majesty's Treasury

Chancellors of the Exchequer

12 May 1940 - 21 Sep 1943 Sir Howard Kingsley Wood ............... 1881-1943 C

21 Sep 1943 - 26 Jul 1945 Sir John Anderson ...................... 1882-1958 C

27 Jul 1945 - 15 Nov 1947 Edward Hugh John Neale Dalton .......... 1887-1962 L

15 Nov 1947 - 19 Oct 1950 Sir Richard Stafford Cripps ............ 1889-1952 L

19 Oct 1950 - 26 Oct 1951 Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell ............. 1906-1963 L

26 Oct 1951 - 24 Dec 1955 Richard Austen Butler .................. s.a

24 Dec 1955 - 14 Jan 1957 Maurice Harold Macmilan ................ s.a

14 Jan 1957 - 07 Jan 1958 George Edward Peter Thorneycroft ....... 1909-1994 C

07 Jan 1958 - 27 Jul 1960 Derick Heathcoat-Amory ................. 1899-1981 C

27 Jul 1960 - 13 Jul 1962 John Selwyn Brook Lloyd ................ s.a

13 Jul 1962 - 17 Oct 1964 Reginald Maudling ...................... 1917-1979 C

17 Oct 1967 - 19 Jun 1970 Roy Harris Jenkins,

                           Baron Jenkins of Hillhead ............. 1920-2003 L

19 Jun      - 20 Jul 1970 Iain Norman Macleod .................... 1913-1970 C

25 Jul 1970 - 05 Mar 1974 Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber ....... 1920-2005 C

05 Mar 1974 - 05 May 1979 Denis Winston Healey ................... 1917-2015 L

05 May 1979 - 11 Jun 1983 Sir Geoffrey Howell

11 Jun 1983 - 26 Oct 1989 Nigel Lawson, Baron Lawson of Blaby .... 1932-     C

26 Oct 1989 - 28 Nov 1990 John Major ............................. 1943-     C

28 Nov 1990 - 27 May 1993 Norman Stewart Hughson Lamont,

                           Baron Lawson of Lerwick ............... 1942-     C

27 May 1993 - 02 May 1997 Kenneth Henry Clark .................... 1940-     C

02 May 1997 - 27 Jun 2007 James Gordon Brown ..................... s.a       L

27 Jun 2007 - 11 May 2010 Alistair Maclean Darling ............... 1953-     L

11 May 2010 - 13 Jul 2016 George Gideon Oliver Osborn ............ 1971-     C

13 Jul 2016 - 24 Jul 2019 Philip Anthony Hammond ................. s.a

24 Jul 2019 -             Sajid Javid ............................ 1969-     C


Home Office

 

Home Secretaries

04 Oct 1940 - 28 May 1945 Herbert Morrisson ...................... 1888-1965 C

28 May      - 03 Aug 1945 Sir Donald Bradley Somervell ........... 1889-1960 C

03 Aug 1945 - 26 Oct 1951 James Chuter Ede ....................... 1882-1965 L

27 Oct 1951 - 19 Oct 1954 Sir David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe

19 Oct 1954 - 14 Jan 1957 Gwilym Lloyd George .................... 1894-1967 LD/C

14 Jan 1957 - 13 Jul 1962 Richard Austen Butler .................. 1902-1982 C

14 Jul 1962 - 16 Oct 1964 Henry Brooke, Baron Brooke of Cumnor ... 1903-1984 C

17 Oct 1964 - 23 Dec 1965 Frank Soskice, Baron Stow Hill ......... 1902-1979 L

23 Dec 1965 - 30 Nov 1967 Roy Harris Jenkins (1st Time)

01 Dec 1967 - 19 Jun 1970 Leonard James Callagham ................ s.a

20 Jun 1970 - 18 Jul 1972 Reginald Maudling ...................... s.a

18 Jul 1972 - 04 Mar 1974 Leonard Robert Carr .................... 1916-2012 C

05 Mar 1974 - 10 Sep 1976 Roy Harris Jenkins (2nd Time)

10 Sep 1976 - 04 May 1979 Merlyn Rees ............................ 1920-2006 L

05 May 1979 - 11 Jun 1983 William Stephen Ian Whitelaw,

                           Viscount Whitelaw

11 Jun 1983 - 02 Sep 1985 Leon Brittan ........................... 1939-2015 C

02 Sep 1985 - 26 Oct 1989 Douglas Richard Hurd

26 Oct 1989 - 28 Nov 1990 David Charles Waddington ............... 1929-     C

28 Nov 1990 - 10 Apr 1992 Kenneth Wilfred Baker .................. 1934-     C

10 Apr 1992 - 27 May 1993 Kenneth Henry Clarke

27 May 1997 - 02 May 1997 Michael Howard ......................... 1941-     C

02 May 1997 - 08 Jun 2001 John "Jack" Whitaker Straw

08 Jun 2001 - 15 Dec 2004 David Blunkett ......................... 1947-     L

15 Dec 2004 - 05 May 2006 Charles Rodway Clarke .................. 1950-     L

05 May 2006 - 27 Jun 2007 John Reid

27 Jun 2007 - 05 Jun 2009 Jacqueline Jill Smith .................. 1962-     L

05 Jun 2009 - 11 May 2010 Alan Arthur Johnson .................... 1950-     L

12 May 2010 - 13 Jul 2016 Theresa Mary May ....................... 1956-     C

13 Jul 2016 - 30 Apr 2018 Amber Rudd ............................. 1963-     C

30 Apr 2018 - 24 Jul 2019 Sajid Javid ............................ s.a       C

24 Jul 2019 -             Priti Sushil Patel ..................... 1972-     C



 

Department of Health

 

Secretaries of State for Health

12 May 1940 - 08 Feb 1941 Malcolm John MacDonald ................. 1901-1981 NL

08 Feb 1941 - 11 Nov 1943 Alfred Ernest Brown .................... 1881-1962 NL

11 Nov 1943 - 26 Jul 1945 Sir Henry Urmston Willink .............. 1894-1973 C

27 Jul 1945 - 17 Jan 1951 Aneurin "Nye" Bevan .................... 1897-1960 L

17 Jan      - 26 Oct 1951 Hilary Adair Marquand .................. 1901-1972 L

30 Oct 1951 - 07 May 1952 Henry Frederick Comfort Crookshank ..... 1893-1961 C

07 May 1952 - 20 Dec 1955 Iain Norman Macleod .................... s.a

20 Dec 1955 - 16 Jan 1957 Robert Hugh Turton ..................... 1903-1994 C

16 Jan      - 17 Sep 1957 Dennis Forwood Vosper, Baron Runcorn ... 1916-1968 C

17 Sep 1957 - 27 Jul 1960 Derek Colclough Walker-Smith ........... 1910-1992 C

27 Jul 1960 - 18 Oct 1963 John Enoch Powell ...................... 1912-1998 C

18 Oct 1963 - 16 Oct 1964 Anthony Perrinott Lysberg Barber ....... s.a

17 Oct 1964 - 01 Nov 1968 Sir Kenneth Robinson ................... 1911-1996 L

01 Nov 1968 - 16 Jun 1970 Richard Howard Stafford Crossman ....... 1907-1974 L

16 Jun 1970 - 04 Mar 1974 Keith Sinjohn Joseph ................... 1918-1994 C

05 Mar 1974 - 08 Apr 1976 Barbara Anne Castle,

                           Baroness Castle of Blackburn .......... 1910-2002 L

08 Apr 1976 - 04 May 1979 David Hedley Ennals .................... 1922-1995 L

05 May 1979 - 14 Sep 1981 Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin ........ 1926-2016 C

14 Sep 1981 - 13 Jun 1987 Peter Norman Fowler .................... 1938-     C

13 Jun 1987 - 25 Jul 1988 John Edward Michael Moore .............. 1937-     C

25 Jul 1988 - 02 Nov 1990 Kenneth Henry Clarke ................... s.a

02 Nov 1990 - 10 Apr 1992 William Arthur Waldegrave .............. 1946-     C

10 Apr 1992 - 05 Jul 1995 Virginia Bottomley ..................... 1948-     C

05 Jul 1995 - 02 May 1997 Stephen James Dorrell .................. 1952-     C

02 May 1997 - 11 Oct 1999 Frank Gordon Dobson .................... 1940-     L

11 Oct 1999 - 13 Jun 2003 Alan Milburn ........................... 1958-     L

13 Jun 2003 - 05 May 2005 John Reid .............................. s.a

06 May 2005 - 27 Jun 2007 Patricia Hope Hewitt ................... 1948-     L

27 Jun 2007 - 05 Jun 2009 Alan Arthur Johnson .................... s.a

05 Jun 2009 - 11 May 2010 Andrew Murray Burnham .................. 1970-     L

12 May 2010 - 04 Sep 2012 Andrew David Lansley ................... 1956-     C

04 Sep 2012 - 09 Jul 2018 Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt ......... 1966-     C

09 Jul 2018 -             Matthew John David Hancock ............. 1978-     C



 

Department of Education

 

Ministers for Education

03 Apr 1940 - 20 Jul 1941 Herwald Ramsbotham ..................... 1887-1971 C

20 Jul 1941 - 25 May 1945 Richard Austen Butler .................. 1902-1982 C

25 May      - 26 Jul 1945 Richard Kidston Law .................... 1901-1980 C

03 Aug 1945 - 06 Feb 1947 Ellen Cicely Wilkinson ................. 1891-1947 L

10 Feb 1947 - 26 Oct 1951 George Tomlinson ....................... 1890-1952 L

02 Nov 1951 - 18 Oct 1954 Baroness Florence Gertrude Horsbrugh ... 1889-1969 C

18 Oct 1954 - 13 Jan 1957 David McAdam Eccles, Viscount Eccles ... 1904-1999 C

                          (1st Time)

14 Jan      - 17 Sep 1957 Quintin McGarel Hogg, Viscount Hailsham  1907-2001 C

17 Sep 1957 - 14 Oct 1959 Baron Geoffrey William-Lloyd ........... 1902-1984 C

14 Oct 1959 - 13 Jul 1962 David McAdam Eccles, Viscount Eccles (2nd Time)

13 Jul 1962 - 01 Apr 1964 Edward Charles Gurney Boyle,

                           Baron Boyle of Handsworth ............. 1923-1981 C

18 Oct 1964 - 22 Jan 1965 Robert Michael Maitland Stewart,

                           Baron Stewart of Fulham ............... 1906-1990 L

22 Jan 1965 - 29 Aug 1967 Charles Anthony Raven Crosland ......... 1918-1977 L

29 Aug 1967 - 06 Apr 1968 Baron Patrick Chrestien Gordon Walker .. 1907-1980 L

06 Apr 1968 - 20 Jun 1970 Edward Watson Short, Baron Glenamara ... 1912-2012 L

20 Jun 1970 - 04 Mar 1974 Margaret Hilda Thatcher ................ 1925-2013 C

05 Mar 1974 - 10 Jun 1975 Baron Reginald Ernest Prentice ......... 1923-2001 L

10 Jun 1975 - 10 Sep 1976 Baron Frederick William Mulley ......... 1918-1995 L

10 Sep 1976 - 04 May 1979 Shirley Vivian Teresa Brittain Williams  1930-     L

05 May 1979 - 14 Sep 1981 Mark Carlisle .......................... 1929-2005 C

14 Sep 1981 - 21 May 1986 Baron Keith St John Joseph ............. 1918-1994 C

21 May 1986 - 24 Jul 1989 Kenneth Wilfred Baker .................. 1934-     C

24 Jul 1989 - 02 Nov 1990 John Roddick Russell McGregor .......... 1937-     C

02 Nov 1990 - 10 Apr 1992 Kenneth Henry Clark                                C

10 Apr 1992 - 20 Jul 1994 John Haggitt Charles Patten ............ 1945-     C

20 Jul 1994 - 02 May 1997 Gillian Patricia Shephard .............. 1940-     C

02 May 1997 - 08 Jul 2001 David Blunket                                      L

08 Jul 2001 - 24 Oct 2002 Estelle Morris ......................... 1952-     L

24 Oct 2002 - 15 Dec 2004 Charles Rodway Clark                               L

15 Dec 2004 - 05 May 2006 Ruth Maria Kelly ....................... 1968-     L

05 May 2006 - 28 Jun 2007 Allen Arthur Johnson                               L

28 Jun 2007 - 11 May 2010 Edward Michael Balls ................... 1967-     L

11 May 2010 - 15 Jul 2014 Michael Andrew Gove .................... 1967-     C

15 Jul 2014 - 14 Jul 2016 Nicola Anne Morgan ..................... 1972-     C

14 Jul 2016 - 08 Jan 2018 Justine Greening ....................... 1969-     C

08 Jan 2018 - 24 Jul 2019 Damian Patrick George Hinds ............ 1969-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Gavid Alexander Williamson ............. 1976-     C




 

Secretaries of State for Energy and Climate Change

 

08 Jan 1974               Department of Energy

11 Apr 1992 - 03 Oct 2010 Post Abolished

14 Jul 2016 -             Merged with the Deparment of Buisness


 

Secretaries of Energy and Climate Change

08 Jan      - 04 Mar 1974 Peter Alexander Rupert Carington ....... (s.a)     C

05 Mar 1974 - 10 Jun 1975 Eric Graham Varley ..................... 1932-2008 L

10 Jun 1975 - 04 May 1979 Anthony "Tony" Neil Wedgwood Benn ...... 1925-2014 L

                          (Viscount Stansgate to 1963)

05 May 1979 - 14 Sep 1981 David Arthur Russell Howell ............ 1936-     C

14 Sep 1981 - 11 Jun 1983 Nigel Lawson ........................... (s.a)     C

11 Jun 1983 - 13 Jun 1987 Peter Edward Walker .................... 1932-2010 C

13 Jun 1987 - 24 Jun 1989 Cecil Parkinson ........................ 1931-     C

24 Jun 1989 - 11 Apr 1992 John Wakeham ........................... 1932-     C

11 Apr 1992 - 03 Oct 2010 Post Abolished

03 Oct 2008 - 11 May 2010 Edward Samuel Miliband ................. 1969-     L

12 May 2010 - 03 Feb 2012 Christopher Murray Paul Huhne .......... 1954-     LD

03 Feb 2012 - 08 May 2015 Edward Jonathan Davey .................. 1965-     LD

11 May 2015 - 14 Jul 2016 Amber Rudd ............................. 1963-     C



Exiting the European Union


Secretary for Exiting the European Union

14 Jul 2016 - 09 Jul 2018 David Michael Davis .................... 1948-     C

09 Jul      - 16 Nov 2018 Dominic Rennie Raab .................... 1974-     C

16 Nov 2018 -             Stephan Paul Barclay ................... 1972-     C





 

Department of Justice

 

Ministers for Justice (Lord Chancellors to 2007)

10 May 1940 - 27 Jul 1945 John Allsebrook Simon .................. s.a

28 Jul 1945 - 25 Oct 1951 William Allen Jowitt,

                           Baron Jowitt .......................... 1885-1957 L

26 Oct 1951 - 18 Oct 1954 Gavin Turnbull Simonds,

                           Baron Simonds ......................... 1881-1971 C

19 Oct 1954 - 16 Jul 1962 David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe,

                           Viscont Kilmuir ....................... 1900-1967 C

17 Jul 1962 - 26 Oct 1964 Reginald Edward Manningham-Butler,

                           Baron Dilhorne ........................ 1905-1980 C

27 Oct 1964 - 27 Jun 1970 Gerald Austin Gardiner,

                           Baron Gardiner ........................ 1900-1990 L

28 Jun 1970 - 04 Mar 1974 Quintin McGarel Hogg,

                           Baron Hailsham ........................ 1907-2001 C

                           (1st Time)

05 Mar 1974 - 04 May 1979 Frederick Elwyn-Jones,

                           Baron Elwyn-Jones ..................... 1909-1989 L

05 May 1979 - 12 Jun 1987 Quintin McGarel Hogg,

                           Baron Hailsham (2nd Time)

12 Jun 1987 - 02 May 1997 James Peter Hymers Mackay,

                           Baron Mackay of Clashfern ............. 1927-     C

02 May 1997 - 12 Jun 2003 Alexander Andrew Mackay Irvine,

                           Baron Irvine of Lairg ................. 1940-     L

12 Jun 2003 - 27 Jun 2007 Charles Leslie Falconer,

                           Baron Falconer of Thoroton ............ 1951-     L

27 Jun 2007 - 11 May 2010 John "Jack" Whitaker Straw

12 May 2010 - 04 Sep 2012 Kenneth Henry Clarke

04 Sep 2012 - 11 May 2015 Christopher Stephen Grayling ........... 1962-     C

11 May 2015 - 14 Jul 2016 Michael Andrew Gove .................... s.a       C

14 Jul 2016 - 11 Jun 2017 Mary Elizabeth Truss ................... 1975-     C

11 Jun 2017 - 08 Jan 2018 David Roy Lidington .................... 1956-     C

08 Jan 2018 - 24 Jul 2019 David Michael Gauke .................... 1971-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Robert James Buckland .................. 1968-     C



Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Stratergy

- Presidents of the Board of Trade -

27 Jul 1945 - 29 Sep 1947 Sir Richard Stafford Cripps ............ 1889-1952 L

29 Sep 1947 - 23 Apr 1951 James Harold Wilson .................... s.a       L

24 Apr      - 26 Oct 1951 Sir Hartley William Shawcross .......... 1902-2003

26 Oct 1951 - 13 Jun 1957 George Edward Peter Thorneycroft ....... s.a

13 Jun 1957 - 14 Oct 1959 David McAdem Eccles .................... s.s       C

14 Oct 1959 - 09 Oct 1961 Reginald Maudling ...................... s.a       C

09 Oct 1961 - 20 Oct 1963 Frederick James Erroll ................. 1914-2000 C

- Secretaries of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development -

20 Oct 1963 - 16 Oct 1964 Edward Richard George Heath

- Presidents of the Board of Trade -

18 Oct 1964 - 29 Aug 1967 Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay ............. 1907-1996 L

29 Oct 1967 - 06 Oct 1969 Charles Anthony Raven Crosland ......... s.a       L

06 Oct 1969 - 19 Jun 1970 Roy Mason .............................. s.a       L

19 Jun      - 15 Oct 1970 Michael Anthony Cristobal Noble ........ 1913-1984 C

- Presidents of State for Trade and Industry -

15 Oct 1970 - 05 Nov 1972 John Emerson Harding Harding-Davies .... 1916-1979 C

05 Nov 1972 - 04 Mar 1974 Peter Edward Walker .................... s.a       C

- Secretaries of State for Prices and Consumer Protection -

05 May 1974 - 10 Sep 1976 Shirley Williams ....................... s.a       L

10 Sep 1976 - 04 May 1979 Roy Sidney George Hattersley ........... 1932-     L

- Secretaries of State for Industry -

05 May 1974 - 10 Jun 1975 Anthony Wedgwood Benn .................. s.a       L

10 Jun 1975 - 04 May 1979 Eric Graham Varley ..................... 1932-2008 L

04 May 1979 - 14 Sep 1981 Keith Sinjohn Joseph ................... 1918-1994 C

14 Sep 1981 - 12 Jun 1983 Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin ........ s.a       C

- Secretaries of State for Trade -

05 May 1974 - 08 Apr 1976 Peter David Shore ...................... s.a       L

08 Apr 1976 - 11 Nov 1978 Edmund Emanuel Dell .................... 1921-1999 L

11 Nov 1978 - 04 May 1979 John Smith ............................. s.a       L

05 May 1979 - 05 Jan 1981 John William Frederic Nott ............. s.a       C

05 Jan 1981 - 06 Apr 1982 William John Biffen .................... s.a       C

06 Apr 1982 - 12 Jun 1983 Francis Arthur Cockfield ............... 1916-2007 C

- Secretaries of State for Trade and Industry -

11 Oct 1983 - 02 Sep 1985 Norman Beresford Tebbit ................ s.a       C

02 Sep 1985 - 22 Jan 1986 Leon Brittan ........................... s.a       C

24 Jan 1986 - 13 Jun 1987 Henry Paul Guinness Channon ............ s.a       C

13 Jun 1987 - 24 Jul 1989 David Ivor Young ....................... 1932-     C

24 Jul 1989 - 13 Jul 1990 Nicholas Ridley ........................ s.a

14 Jul 1990 - 10 Apr 1992 Peter Bruce Lilley ..................... 1943-     C

10 Apr 1992 - 05 Jul 1995 Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine ........... s.a       C

05 Jul 1995 - 02 May 1997 Ian Bruce Lang ......................... 1940-     C

02 May 1997 - 27 Jul 1998 Margaret Mary Beckett .................. s.a       L

27 Jul      - 23 Dec 1998 Peter Benjamin Mandelson ............... s.a       L

                          (1st Time)

23 Dec 1998 - 08 Jun 2001 Stephen John Byers ..................... s.a       L

08 Jun 2001 - 06 May 2005 Patricia Hope Hewitt ................... s.a       L

06 May 2005 - 05 May 2006 Alan Arthur Johnson .................... s.a       L

05 May 2006 - 27 Jun 2007 Alistair Darling ....................... s.a       L

- Secretaries of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform -

27 Jun 2007 - 03 Oct 2008 John Matthew Patrick Hutton ............ s.a       L

03 Oct 2008 - 11 May 2010 Peter Benjamin Mandelson (2nd Time)

- Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills -

12 May 2010 - 08 May 2015 John Vincent Cable ..................... 1943-     LD

11 May 2015 - 14 Jul 2016 Sajid Javid ............................ s.a       C

- Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy -

14 Jul 2016 - 24 Jul 2019 Gregory David Clark .................... 1967-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Andrea Jaqueline Leadsom ............... 1963-     C




Transport


- Minister for War Transport and Civil Aviation - 

01 May 1941 - 26 Jul 1945 Frederick James Leathers,

                           Viscount Leathers ..................... 1883-1965 C

04 Aug 1945 - 26 Oct 1951 Alfred John Barnes ..................... 1887-1974 L

31 Oct 1951 - 07 May 1952 John Scott Maclay ...................... 1905-1992 C

- Minister for Transport and Civil Aviation - 

07 May 1952 - 28 Jul 1954 Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd ................ 1904-1983 C

28 Jul 1954 - 20 Dec 1955 John Archibald Boyd-Carpenter .......... 1908-1998 C

20 Dec 1955 - 14 Oct 1959 Harold Arthur Watkinson ................ 1910-1995 C

- Minister for Transport - 

14 Oct 1959 - 16 Oct 1964 Alfred Ernest Marples .................. 1907-1978 C

16 Oct 1964 - 23 Dec 1965 Thomas Fraser .......................... 1911-1988 L

23 Dec 1965 - 06 Apr 1968 Barbara Anne Castle .................... 1910-2002 L

06 Apr 1968 - 06 Oct 1969 Richard William Marsh .................. 1928-2011 L

06 Oct 1969 - 19 Jun 1970 Frederick William Mulley ............... 1918-1995 L

23 Jun      - 15 Oct 1970 John Wynne William Peyton .............. 1919-2006 C

- Secretary of State for Transport - 

10 Sep 1976 - 04 May 1979 William Thomas Rodgers ................. 1928-     L

11 May 1979 - 14 Sep 1981 Peter Norman Fowler .................... 1938-     C

- Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and Regions - 

02 May 1997 - 08 Jun 2001 John Leslie Prescott ................... s.a

- Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and Regions - 

08 Jun 2001 - 29 May 2002 Stephen John Byers ..................... 1953-     L

- Secretary of State for Transport -

29 May 2002 - 05 May 2006 Alistair Maclean Darling ............... 1953-     L

05 May 2006 - 27 Jun 2007 Douglas Garven Alexander ............... 1967-     L

28 Jun 2007 - 03 Oct 2008 Ruth Maria Kelly ....................... 1968-     L

03 Oct 2008 - 05 Jun 2009 Geoffrey William Hoon .................. s.a

05 Jun 2009 - 11 May 2010 Andrew Adonis .......................... 1963-     L

12 May 2010 - 14 Oct 2011 Philip Hammond ......................... s.a

14 Oct 2011 - 04 Sep 2012 Justine Greening ....................... s.a

04 Sep 2012 - 14 Jul 2016 Patrick Allen McLoughlin ............... 1957-     C

14 Oct 2016 - 24 Jul 2019 Christopher Stephen Grayling ........... 1962-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Grant Shapps ........................... 1968-     C


 

 

Department of Culture, Media and Sport

 

- Secretaries of National Heritage -

11 Apr      - 22 Sep 1992 David John Mellor ...................... s.a

22 Sep 1992 - 20 Jul 1994 Peter Leonard Brooke ................... 1934-     C

20 Jul 1994 - 05 Jul 1995 Stephen James Dorrell .................. s.a

05 Jul 1995 - 02 May 1997 Virginia Bottomley ..................... s.a

- Secretaries of State for Culture, Media and Sport -

02 May 1997 - 08 Jun 2001 Christopher Robert Smith ............... 1951-     L

08 Jun 2001 - 27 Jun 2007 Tessa Jane Jowell ...................... s.a

27 Jun 2007 - 24 Jan 2008 James Mark Dakin Purnell ............... 1970-     L

24 Jan 2008 - 05 Jun 2009 Andrew Murray Burnham .................. s.a       L

05 Jun 2009 - 11 May 2010 Benjamin Peter James Bradshaw .......... s.a       L

- Secretaries of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport -

12 May 2010 - 04 Sep 2012 Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt ......... s.a       C

- Secretaries of State for Culture, Media and Sport -

04 Sep 2012 - 09 Apr 2014 Maria Francis Lewis Miller ............. 1964-     C

09 Apr 2014 - 11 May 2015 Sajid Javid ............................ s.a

11 May 2015 - 14 Jul 2016 John Flasby Lawrance Whittingdale ...... 1959-     C

14 Jul 2016 - 08 Jan 2018 Karen Ann Bradley ...................... 1970-     C

08 Jan      - 09 Jul 2018 Matthew John David Hancock ............. 1978-     C

09 Jul 2018 - 24 Jul 2019 Jeremy Paul Wright ..................... 1972-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Nicola Ann Morgan ...................... 1972-     C



 

 

Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government

 

Secretaries of State for Communities and Local Government

05 May 2005 - 05 May 2006 David Wright Miliband .................. s.a       L

06 May 2006 - 27 Jun 2007 Ruth Maria Kelly ....................... s.a       L

27 Jun 2007 - 05 Jun 2009 Hazel Anne Blears ...................... 1956-     L

05 Jun 2009 - 11 May 2010 John Yorck Denham ...................... s.a       L

12 May 2010 - 11 May 2015 Eric Jack Pickles ...................... 1952-     C

11 May 2015 - 14 Jul 2016 Gregory David Clark .................... s.a

14 Jul 2016 - 30 Apr 2018 Sajid Javid ............................ s.a

30 Apr 2018 - 24 Jul 2019 James Peter Brokenshire ................ 1968-     C

24 Jul 2019 -             Robert Edward Jenrick .................. 1982-     C



 

Cabinet Secretaries

01 Jan 1947 - 31 Dec 1962 Norman Craven Brook, Baron Brook ....... 1902-1967

01 Jan 1963 - 31 Dec 1973 Burke Frederick St. John Trend,

                           Baron Trend ........................... 1914-1987

01 Jan 1974 - 31 Dec 1979 John Joseph Benedict Hunt,

                           Baron of Tanworth ..................... 1919-2008

01 Jan 1980 - 31 Dec 1987 Robert Temple Amstrong,

                           Baron of Ilminster .................... 1927-

01 Jan 1988 - 31 Dec 1997 Frederick Edward Robin Butler,

                           Baron of Brockwell .................... 1938-

01 Jan 1998 - 31 Aug 2002 Richard Thomas Wilson, Baron of Dinton . 1942-

01 Sep 2002 - 31 Aug 2005 Andrew Turnbull, Baron Turnbull ........ 1945-

01 Sep 2005 - 31 Dec 2011 Sir Augustine Thomas O'Donnell ......... 1945-

01 Jan 2012 -             Sir Jeremy John Heywood ................ 1961-

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Parliament


House of Lords


Lord Speakers

01 May 1707 - 04 Jul 2006 The Lord Chancellors

04 Jul 2006 - 31 Aug 2011 Helene Valerie Hayman, Baroness Hayman . 1949-

01 Sep 2011 - 31 Aug 2016 Frances Gertrude Clair D'Souza,

                           Baroness D'Souza ...................... 1944-

01 Sep 2016 -             Peter Norman Fowler, Baron Fowler ...... 1938-


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House of Commoms

 

 

Speakers of the House of Commons

09 Mar 1943 - 31 Oct 1951 Douglas Clifton Brown,

                           Viscount Ruffside ..................... 1879-1958 C

01 Nov 1951 - 20 Oct 1959 William Shepherd Morrison,

                           Viscount Dunrossil .................... 1893-1961 C

20 Oct 1959 - 02 Sep 1965 Sir Henry Braustyn  Hylton-Foster ...... 1905-1965 C

26 Oct 1965 - 12 Jan 1971 Horace Maybray King,

                           Baron Maybray-King .................... 1901-1986 L

12 Jan 1971 - 03 Feb 1976 Baron John Selwyn Brook Lloyd .......... 1904-1978 C

03 Feb 1976 - 15 Jun 1983 Thomas George Thomas,

                           Viscount Tonypandy .................... 1909-1997 L

15 Jun 1983 - 27 Apr 1992 Bruce Bernard Weatherill,

                           Baron Weatherill ...................... 1920-2007 C

27 Apr 1992 - 23 Oct 2000 Betty Boothroyd,

                           Baroness Boothroyd .................... 1929-     L

23 Oct 2000 - 21 Jun 2009 Michael John Martin,

                           Baron Springburn ...................... 1945-2018 L

22 Jun 2009 - 04 Nov 2019 John Simon Bercow ...................... 1963-     C

04 Nov 2019 -             Sir Lindsay Harvey Hoyle ............... 1957-     L

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Attorney General for England and Wales

 

Attorneys General for England and Wales

04 May 1945 - 24 Apr 1951 Sir Hartley William Shawcross .......... s.a

24 Apr      - 26 Oct 1951 Sir Frank Soskice ...................... s.a

26 Oct 1951 - 18 Oct 1954 Sir Lionel Frederick Heald ............. 1897-1981

18 Oct 1954 - 16 Jul 1962 Sir Reginald Edward Manningham-Buller .. 1905-1980

16 Jul 1962 - 16 Oct 1964 Sir John Gardiner Sumner Hobson ........ 1912-1967

16 Oct 1964 - 19 Jun 1970 Sir Frederick Elwyn Jones .............. 1909-1989

23 Jun 1970 - 04 Mar 1974 Peter Anthony Grayson Rawlinson ........ 1919-2006

07 Mar 1974 - 04 May 1979 Samuel Charles Silkin .................. 1918-1988

06 May 1979 - 13 Jun 1987 Sir Robert Michael Oldfield Havers ..... 1923-1992

13 Jun 1987 - 10 Apr 1992 Patrick Barnabas Burke Mayhew .......... 1929-

10 Apr 1992 - 02 May 1997 Sir Nicholas Walter Lyell .............. 1938-2010 C

02 May 1997 - 29 Jul 1999 Sir John Morris ........................ 1931-     C

29 Jul 1999 - 11 Jun 2001 Lord Gareth Wyn Williams of Mostyn ..... 1941-2003 L

11 Jun 2001 - 27 Jun 2007 Peter Henry Goldsmith .................. 1950-     L

27 Jun 2007 - 11 May 2010 Patricia Janet,

                           Baroness Scotland of Asthal ........... 1955-     L

11 May 2010 - 14 Jul 2014 Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve ......... 1956-     C

14 Jul 2014 - 09 Jul 2018 Jeremy Paul Wright ..................... 1972-     C

09 Jul 2018 -             Charles Geoffrey Cox ................... 1960-     C


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Non-Ministerial government departments

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Crown Prosecutions Service (England and Wales)

 

Directors of Public Prosecutions

1944 - 1964               Sir Theobald Mathew

1964 - 1977               Sir Norman Skelhorn

1977 - 1987               Sir Thomas Hetherington

1987 - 1992               Sir Allen Green

1992 - 1998               Dame Barbara Mills

1998 - 2003               Sir David Calvert-Smith

2003 - 2008               Sir Kenneth McDonald

2008 - 2013               Sir Keir Starmer

01 Nov 2013 -             Alison Saunders

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British Armed Forces

Chief of the Defence Staff

09 Dec 1988 - 01 Apr 1991 MRAF. David Brownrigg Craig ............ 1929-

02 Apr 1991 - 31 Dec 1992 FM. Richard Frederick Vincent .......... 1931-

01 Jan 1993 - 15 Mar 1994 Air Mshl. Sir Peter Robin Harding ...... 1933-

15 Mar 1994 - 01 Apr 1997 FM. Sir Peter Anthony Inge ............. 1935-

02 Apr 1997 - 15 Feb 2001 Gen. Sir Charles Ronald Llewelyn Guthrie 1938-

16 Feb 2001 - 02 May 2003 Adm. Michael Cecil Boyce ............... 1943-

02 May 2003 - 28 Apr 2006 Gen. Sir Michael John Dawson Walker .... 1944-

28 Apr 2006 - 29 Oct 2010 ACM. Sir Graham Eric Stirrup ........... 1949-

29 Oct 2010 - 18 Jul 2013 Gen. David Julian Richards ............. 1952-

18 Jul 2013 - 14 Jul 2016 Gen. Sir John Nicholas Reynolds Houghton 1954-

14 Jul 2016 -             ACM. Sir Stuart William Peach .......... 1951-


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Royal Offices of State

 

 

Royal Consorts

01 May 1707 - 28 Oct 1708 Oldemburg, Prince George

                           of Denmark and Norway ................. 1653-1708

11 Jun 1727 - 20 Nov 1737 Hohenzollern, Caroline von Brandenburg

                           -Ansbach .............................. 1683-1737

08 Oct 1761 - 17 Nov 1818 Pribislaw, Charlotte von Mecklenberg

                           -Strelitz ............................. 1744-1818

29 Jan 1820 - 07 Aug 1821 Welf, Princess Caroline von Braunschweig

                           -Wolfenb├╝ttel ......................... 1768-1821

08 Sep 1830 - 20 Jun 1837 Wettin, Princes Adelaide von Sachs

                           -Meiningen ............................ 1792-1849

10 Feb 1840 - 14 Dec 1861 Wettin, Prince Albert von Sachs-Coburg

                           -Gotha ................................ 1819-1961

22 Jan 1901 - 06 May 1910 Oldemburg, Princess Alexandra

                           of Denmark ............................ 1844-1925

06 May 1910 - 20 Jan 1936 W├╝rttemberg, Princess Mary von Teck .... 1867-1953

11 Dec 1936 - 06 Feb 1952 Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite

                           Bowes-Lyon ............................ 1900-2002

06 Feb 1952 -             Oldenburg, Prince Philippos of Greece .. 1921-

 

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