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Ministerial Appointments commencing: 25 October 2022

The King has been pleased to approve the following appointments.

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The King has been pleased to approve the following appointments:

  • Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP as Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, and Minister for the Union
  • Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP as Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Chancellor, and Secretary of State for Justice
  • Rt Hon Simon Hart MP as Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip)
  • Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP as Minister without Portfolio
  • Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
  • Rt Hon Suella Braverman KC MP as Secretary of State for the Home Department
  • Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Gillian Keegan MP as Secretary of State for Education
  • Rt Hon Mel Stride MP as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
  • Rt Hon Dr Thérèse Coffey MP as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP as Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations
  • David TC Davies MP as Secretary of State for Wales
  • Victoria Prentis MP as Attorney General
  • Jeremy Quin MP as Paymaster General, and Minister for the Cabinet Office. He will attend Cabinet.
  • Rt Hon Mark Harper MP as Secretary of State for Transport
  • John Glen MP as Chief Secretary to the Treasury. He will attend Cabinet.
  • Rt Hon Johnny Mercer MP as a Minister of State (Minister for Veterans’ Affairs) in the Cabinet Office. He will attend Cabinet.
  • Rt Hon Sir Gavin Williamson CBE MP as a Minister of State (Minister without Portfolio) in the Cabinet Office. He will attend Cabinet.
  • Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP as a Minister of State (Minister for Immigration) in the Home Office. He will attend Cabinet.
  • Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP as a Minister of State (Minister for Development) in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. He will attend Cabinet.
  • Alex Chalk KC MP as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence
  • Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP as a Minister of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Rt Hon Chris Philp MP as a Minister of State in the Home Office
  • Rt Hon Lucy Frazer KC MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities;
  • Helen Whately MP as a Minister of State in the Department of Health and Social Care
  • George Freeman MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Education
  • Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Education
  • Rt Hon Jesse Norman MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Transport
  • Victoria Atkins MP as Financial Secretary to the Treasury
  • Andrew Griffith MP as Economic Secretary to the Treasury
  • Rt Hon Edward Argar MP as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Justice
  • Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Justice
  • Marcus Jones MP as Treasurer of His Majesty’s Household (Deputy Chief Whip)
  • Tom Pursglove MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Guy Opperman MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Leo Docherty MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Kevin Hollinrake MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Laura Trott MBE MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Claire Coutinho MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Education
  • Rt Hon Stuart Andrew MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Equalities) in the Department for International Trade
  • Paul Scully MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Rt Hon Andrew Stephenson MP as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury)
  • Huw Merriman MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Transport
  • Sarah Dines MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Home Office
  • Dr James Davies MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Wales Office
  • Mims Davies MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Fay Jones MP as an Assistant Government Whip
  • Julie Marson MP as an Assistant Government Whip
  • David Rutley MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Alex Burghart MP as a Parliamentary Secretary in the Cabinet Office
  • Maria Caulfield MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department of Health and Social Care, and a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Women) in the Department for International Trade
  • John Lamont MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Scotland Office
  • Robert Largan MP as an Assistant Government Whip
  • Rebecca Pow MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • James Cartlidge MP as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury
  • Scott Mann MP as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury)
  • Mike Wood MP as an Assistant Government Whip
  • Andrew Bowie MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for International Trade;
  • Steve Double MP as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury).
  • Richard Holden MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Transport.
  • Rt Hon Dr Andrew Murrison MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Ministry of Defence
  • Felicity Buchan MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Nigel Huddleston MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for International Trade, in addition to his current role as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury)
  • Baroness Penn as a Parliamentary Secretary in HM Treasury;
  • Baroness Stedman–Scott OBE DL as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Work and Pensions;
  • Lord Murray of Blidworth as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Home Office;
  • Rt Hon Lord Benyon as a Minister of State in the Department of Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs;
  • Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

The following have been re-appointed:

  • Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP re-appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Rt Hon James Cleverly MP re-appointed as Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs
  • Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP re-appointed as Secretary of State for Defence
  • Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP re-appointed as Lord President of the Council, and Leader of the House of Commons
  • Rt Hon Kemi Badenoch MP re-appointed as Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade. She also becomes Minister for Women and Equalities
  • Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP re-appointed as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Rt Hon Chris Heaton-Harris MP re-appointed as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
  • Rt Hon Alister Jack MP re-appointed as Secretary of State for Scotland
  • Rt Hon Lord True CBE re-appointed as Lord Privy Seal, and Leader of the House of Lords
  • Rt Hon Tom Tugendhat MBE MP re-appointed as a Minister of State (Minister for Security) in the Home Office. He attends Cabinet.
  • Rt Hon Greg Hands MP re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Department for International Trade
  • Steve Baker MP re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Northern Ireland Office
  • Rt Hon Baroness Williams of Trafford re-appointed as Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms (Lords Chief Whip)
  • Rt Hon James Heappey MP re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence
  • Will Quince MP re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Department of Health and Social Care
  • Nusrat Ghani MP re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Rt Hon Mark Spencer MP re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Julia Lopez MP re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Michael Tomlinson MP re-appointed as Solicitor General
  • Rt Hon Graham Stuart MP re-appointed as a Minister of State (Minister for Climate) in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Mike Freer MP re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Ministry of Justice
  • Lee Rowley MP re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Neil O’Brien OBE MP re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department of Health and Social Care
  • Rebecca Harris MP re-appointed as Comptroller of His Majesty’s Household (Government Whip)
  • Jo Churchill MP re-appointed as Vice-Chamberlain of His Majesty’s Household (Government Whip)
  • Nigel Huddleston MP re-appointed as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury)
  • Trudy Harrison MP re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Amanda Solloway MP re-appointed as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury)
  • Stuart Anderson MP re-appointed as an Assistant Government Whip
  • Jacob Young MP re-appointed as an Assistant Government Whip
  • Dehenna Davison MP re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Joy Morrissey MP re-appointed as an Assistant Government Whip
  • Lord Bellamy KC re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Ministry of Justice
  • Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith re-appointed of Richmond Park as a Minister of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Lord Sharpe of Epsom OBE re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Home Office
  • Baroness Goldie DL re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence
  • Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Cabinet Office
  • Rt Hon Earl Howe GBE re-appointed as a Minister of State (Deputy Leader of the House of Lords)
  • Baroness Scott of Bybrook OBE re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Lord Callanan re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Lord Markham CBE re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department of Health and Social Care
  • Baroness Barran MBE re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Education
  • Baroness Vere of Norbiton re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Transport
  • Lord Offord of Garvel re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Scotland Office;
  • Lord Caine as re-appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Northern Ireland Office;
  • Earl of Courtown re-appointed as Captain of The King’s Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (Deputy Chief Whip);
  • Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist re-appointed as a Baroness in Waiting (Lords Whip)
  • Lord Davies of Gower re-appointed as a Lord in Waiting (Lords Whip);
  • Lord Harlech re-appointed as a Lord in Waiting (Lords Whip);
  • Viscount Younger of Leckie re-appointed as a Lord in Waiting (Lords Whip);
  • Lord Stewart of Dirleton KC re-appointed as HM Advocate General for Scotland.