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Ministries since 1945 and Political Parties

 

 

 

Deputy Prime Ministers

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

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Foreign and Commonwealth

Secretaries of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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-

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 - Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson ..... 1964- C

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Her Majesty's Treasury

Chancellors of the Exchequer

26 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 - Philip Anthony Hammond ................. s.a

 

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Home Office

Home Secretaries

27 Jul 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

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 - Amber Rudd ............................. 1963- C

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Department of Health

Secretaries of State for Health

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 - Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt ......... 1966- C

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Department of Education

Ministers for Education

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 - Justine Greening ....................... 1969- C

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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

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Exiting the European Union

 

Secretary for Exiting the European Union

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

 

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Department of Justice

Ministers for Justice (Lord Chancellors to 2007)

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 - David Roy Lidington .................... 1956- C

 

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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 ............................ 1969- C

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

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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 - Karen Ann Bradley ...................... 1970- C

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Department of 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 - Sajid Javid ............................ s.a

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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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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 - Jeremy Paul Wright ..................... 1972- 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 - Oldemburg, Prince Philippos of Greece .. 1921-

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