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United Kingdom UK Cabinet Ministers List 2017

United Kingdom UK General Elections Dates 2017

National General Elections Date: 8 June 2017

Following the 8 June 2017 British general election, which resulted in a hung parliament, Theresa May announced her intention to form the second May ministry, a Conservative minority government with Democratic Unionist Party support.


United Kingdom UK Cabinet Ministers List 2017

Portfolio

Minister Term
Cabinet ministers    
Prime Minister The Rt Hon. Theresa May MP 2016–
First Lord of the Treasury    
Minister for the Civil Service    
Chancellor of the Exchequer The Rt Hon. Philip Hammond MP 2016–
Second Lord of the Treasury    
Secretary of State for the Home Department The Rt Hon. Amber Rudd MP 2016–
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs The Rt Hon. Boris Johnson MP 2016–
Secretary of State for Defence The Rt Hon. Sir Michael Fallon KCB MP 2014–
Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union The Rt Hon. David Davis MP 2016–
Secretary of State for International Trade    
Secretary of State for Justice    
Secretary of State for Education    
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy  
Secretary of State for Health    
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions    
Leader of the House of Lords    
Secretary of State for Transport    
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government  
Leader of the House of Commons    
Secretary of State for Scotland    
Secretary of State for Wales    
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland    
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs  
Secretary of State for International Development  
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport    
Also attending cabinet meetings    
Chief Secretary to the Treasury    
Attorney General    
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster    

 

List of ministers UK United Kingdom

Prime Minister and Cabinet Office

   
Post Minister Term
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom The Rt Hon. Theresa May MP July 2016–
First Lord of the Treasury    
Minister for the Civil Service    
Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister George Hollingbery MP July 2016–
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster The Rt Hon. Sir Patrick McLoughlin MP July 2016–
Chairman of the Conservative Party (unpaid)  
Minister for the Cabinet Office    
Paymaster General    
Leader of the House of Commons The Rt Hon. David Lidington CBE MP July 2016–
Lord President of the Council    
Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office Chris Skidmore MP July 2016–
Minister for the Constitution    
     
     
Departments of state

   
     
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy    
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy The Rt Hon. Greg Clark MP July 2016–
(President of the Board of Trade 15–19 July 2016)  
Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Jo Johnson MP May 2015–
  (jointly with Education)  
Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry The Hon. Nick Hurd MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual Property The Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG July 2016 – Dec 2016
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Intellectual Property The Lord Prior of Brampton PC Dec 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Margot James MP July 2016–
Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Jesse Norman MP July 2016–
Minister for Industry and Energy    
Communities and Local Government    
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government The Rt Hon. Sajid Javid MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Housing and Planning The Rt Hon. Gavin Barwell July 2016–
Minister for London    
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Marcus Jones MP May 2015–
Minister for Local Government    
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Andrew Percy MP July 2016–
Minister for the Northern Powerhouse    
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities The Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (also with Wales) July 2016–
Culture, Media and Sport    
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport The Rt Hon. Karen Bradley MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Digital and Culture The Rt Hon. Matthew Hancock MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Tracey Crouch MP May 2015–
Minister for Sport, Heritage, and Tourism  
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Rob Wilson MP July 2016–
Minister for Civil Society    
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Ashton of Hyde July 2016–
  (also Lord-in-Waiting)  
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Baroness Shields OBE May 2015 – Dec 2016
Minister for Internet Safety and Security (with Home Office until Dec 2016) (unpaid)
Defence    
Secretary of State for Defence The Rt Hon. Sir Michael Fallon KCB MP July 2014–
Minister of State for the Armed Forces The Rt Hon. Mike Penning MP July 2016–
Minister of State The Earl Howe PC May 2015–
  (also Deputy Lords Leader) (unpaid)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence Veterans, Reserves and Personnel Lt Col Mark Lancaster TD MP May 2015–
Education and Equalities    
Secretary of State for Education The Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP July 2016–
Minister for Women and Equalities    
Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills The Rt Hon. Robert Halfon MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Jo Johnson MP July 2016–
  (jointly with BEIS)  
Minister of State for School Standards The Rt Hon. Nick Gibb MP July 2014–
Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families Edward Timpson MP May 2015–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Early Years Caroline Dinenage MP May 2015–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the School System The Lord Nash (unpaid) Oct 2013–
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs    
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs The Rt Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food George Eustice MP October 2013–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment and Rural Life Opportunities Dr Thérèse Coffey MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Rural Affairs and Biosecurity The Lord Gardiner of Kimble July 2016–
Exiting the European Union    
Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union The Rt Hon. David Davis MP July 2016–
Minister of State The Rt Hon. David Jones MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Hon. Robin Walker MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Bridges of Headley MBE July 2016–
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs    
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs The Rt Hon. Boris Johnson MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Europe and the Americas The Rt Hon. Sir Alan Duncan KCMG MP July 2016–
Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN The Baroness Anelay of St John's DBE PC July 2016–
  (with International Development until October 2016)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Alok Sharma MP July 2016–
Minister for Asia and the Pacific    
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Rt Hon. Tobias Ellwood MP July 2016–
Minister for the Middle East and Africa    
Health    
Secretary of State for Health The Rt Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP September 2012–
Minister of State for Health Philip Dunne MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health and Innovation Nicola Blackwood MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Community Health and Care David Mowat MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Prior of Brampton PC May 2015 – Dec 2016
  The Lord O'Shaughnessy (also a whip) Dec 2016–
Home Office    
Secretary of State for the Home Department The Rt Hon. Amber Rudd MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Security The Rt Hon. Ben Wallace MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Services Brandon Lewis MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Immigration Robert Goodwill MP July 2016–
Minister of State The Baroness Williams of Trafford July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism Sarah Newton MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Internet Safety and Security The Baroness Shields OBE July 2016–
  (with Culture until Dec 2016) (unpaid)
International Development    
Secretary of State for International Development The Rt Hon. Priti Patel MP July 2016–
Minister of State Rory Stewart OBE MP July 2016–
Minister of State The Baroness Anelay of St John's DBE PC July–October 2016
  (with Foreign Office)  
  The Lord Bates PC October 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State James Wharton MP July 2016–
International Trade    
Secretary of State for International Trade The Rt Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP July 2016–
President of the Board of Trade (19 July-  
Minister of State for Trade and Investment The Rt Hon. Greg Hands MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Trade Policy The Lord Price CVO July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Mark Garnier MP July 2016–
Justice    
Lord Chancellor The Rt Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP July 2016–
Secretary of State for Justice    
Minister of State for Courts and Justice Sir Oliver Heald QC MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Prisons and Probation Sam Gyimah MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Victims, Youth and Family Justice Dr Phillip Lee MP July 2016–
Northern Ireland    
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland The Rt Hon. James Brokenshire MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Kris Hopkins MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Dunlop July 2016–
  (with Scotland)  
Scotland    
Secretary of State for Scotland The Rt Hon. David Mundell MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Dunlop July 2016–
  (with Northern Ireland)  
Transport    
Secretary of State for Transport The Rt Hon. Chris Grayling MP July 2016–
Minister of State The Rt Hon. John Hayes CBE MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Paul Maynard MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Andrew Jones MP May 2015–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon May 2015–
Treasury    
Chancellor of the Exchequer The Rt Hon. Philip Hammond MP July 2016–
Second Lord of the Treasury    
Chief Secretary to the Treasury The Rt Hon. David Gauke MP July 2016–
Financial Secretary to the Treasury Jane Ellison July 2016–
Economic Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister) Simon Kirby July 2016–
Commercial Secretary to the Treasury The Lord O'Neill of Gatley July 2016 – Sept 2016
  (unpaid)  
  The Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG Dec 2016–
Wales    
Secretary of State for Wales The Rt Hon. Alun Cairns MP March 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Guto Bebb MP March 2016–
  (also a Whip) (unpaid)  
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State The Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth May 2015–
  (also with Communities & Local Government)
Work and Pensions    
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions The Rt Hon. Damian Green MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Disabled People, Work and Health Penny Mordaunt MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Employment Damian Hinds MP July 2016–
Minister of State for Welfare Reform The Lord Freud PC May 2015–31 Dec 2016
  (unpaid)  
Parliamentary under-Secretary of State The Lord Henley PC (also a whip) (unpaid) 21 Dec 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Delivery Caroline Nokes MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Pensions Richard Harrington MP July 2016–
     
Law officers    
     
Attorney General's Office    
Attorney General for England and Wales The Rt Hon. Jeremy Wright QC MP July 2014–
Solicitor General for England and Wales Robert Buckland QC MP July 2014–
Office of the Advocate General for Scotland  
Advocate General for Scotland   The Lord Keen of Elie QC
     
Parliament    
     
House Leaders    
Leader of the House of Commons The Rt Hon. David Lidington CBE MP July 2016–
Lord President of the Council    
Parliamentary Secretary Michael Ellis MP (unpaid) July 2016–
Deputy Leader of the House of Commons  
(also a Whip)    
Leader of the House of Lords The Baroness Evans of Bowes Park PC July 2016–
Lord Privy Seal    
Deputy Leader of the House of Lords The Earl Howe PC May 2015–
(unpaid; also with Defence)    
House of Commons Whips    
Government Chief Whip The Rt Hon. Gavin Williamson CBE MP July 2016–
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury    
Treasurer of the Household The Rt Hon. Anne Milton MP May 2015–
Deputy Chief Whip    
Comptroller of the Household The Rt Hon. Mel Stride MP July 2016–
Whip    
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household Julian Smith MP July 2016–
Whip    
Lords Commissioners of the Treasury The Rt Hon. David Evennett MP Sep 2012–
Whips Stephen Barclay MP July 2016–
  Guto Bebb MP Mar 2016–
  (also with Wales Office)  
  Guy Opperman MP July 2016–
  Andrew Griffiths MP (unpaid) July 2016–
  Robert Syms MP July 2016–
Assistant Whips Chris Heaton-Harris MP July 2016–
  Heather Wheeler MP July 2016–
  Graham Stuart MP July 2016–
  Steve Brine MP (unpaid) July 2016–
  Mark Spencer MP July 2016–
  Christopher Pincher MP July 2016–
  Jackie Doyle-Price MP May 2015–
  Michael Ellis MP July 2016–
  (also Deputy Commons Leader)
House of Lords Whips    
Chief Whip The Lord Taylor of Holbeach CBE PC Aug 2014–
Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms  
Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard The Earl of Courtown July 2016–
Deputy Chief Whip    
Lords and Baronesses in Waiting The Lord Ashton of Hyde July 2014–
Whips The Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen (unpaid) May 2015 – Dec 2016
  The Baroness Goldie DL (unpaid from Dec 2016) July 2016–
  The Baroness Buscombe (unpaid) Dec 2016–
  The Baroness Vere of Norbiton (unpaid) Dec 2016–
  The Baroness Mobarik CBE (unpaid) July 2016 – April 2017
  The Viscount Younger of Leckie Bt May 2015–
  The Lord Young of Cookham Bt CH PC July 2016–
  The Lord Henley PC (also with Work & Pensions from Dec 2016) Nov 2016–
  The Lord O'Shaughnessy (also with Health) Dec 2016–
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