Downing St publishes full list of government ministers

June 9, 2009 at 1:29 pm Leave a comment

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The Prime Minister has finished his reshuffle and published a full list of Her Majesty’s Government’s ministers.

Gordon Brown’s spokesman said yesterday afternoon that one Minister of State had left the Government, Jane Kennedy.

He said that the people coming in at Minister of State level included Angela Smith, coming into the Government as a Minister of State in the Cabinet Office; there was a promotion from Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for both Maria and Angela Eagle.

Joan Ruddock was being promoted from a Parliamentary Undersecretary of State to a Minister of State; Jim Fitzpatrick was being promoted to replace Jane Kennedy at DEFRA.

Ivan Lewis was being promoted from Parliamentary Undersecretary of State at DfID to replace Bill Rammell at the Foreign Office and Bill Rammell was moving over to the Ministry of Defence to replace Bob Ainsworth.

Gordon Brown reshuffled his Cabinet on Friday.

Geoff Hoon, John Hutton, Jacqui Smith, James Purnell, Caroline Flint, Paul Murphy, Margaret Beckett, Beverley Hughes, Tony McNulty and Hazel Blears all left the government
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The Queen is pleased to approve the following Ministerial appointments.

The Cabinet

Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service

  • The Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP

Leader of the House of Commons and Lord Privy Seal; Minister for Women and Equality (and deputising for the Prime Minister at PMQs)

  • The Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP

First Secretary of State, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Lord President of the Council

  • The Rt Hon Lord Mandelson

Chancellor of the Exchequer

  • The Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

  • The Rt Hon David Miliband MP

Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor

  • The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP

Secretary of State for the Home Department

  • The Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • The Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP

Secretary of State for International Development

  • The Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

  • The Rt Hon John Denham MP

Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families

  • The Rt Hon Ed Balls MP

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

  • The Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP

Secretary of State for Health

  • The Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

  • The Rt Hon Shaun Woodward MP * & #

Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

  • The Rt Hon Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Minister for the Cabinet Office, and for the Olympics and Paymaster General

  • The Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP

Secretary of State for Scotland

  • The Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

  • The Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP

Chief Secretary to the Treasury

  • The Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP

Secretary of State for Wales

  • The Rt Hon Peter Hain MP

Secretary of State for Defence

  • The Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP

Secretary of State for Transport

  • Lord Adonis

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

  • Ben Bradshaw MP

Other Ministers

Law Officers

  • Attorney General – The Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC***
  • Solicitor General – Vera Baird QC MP
  • Advocate General for Scotland – Lord Davidson of Glen Clova QC

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Pat McFadden MP**
  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Lord Drayson* & ** (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)
  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon David Lammy MP
  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP*** (jointly with the Department for Communities and Local Government)
  • Minister of State – Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE* (jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
  • Minister of State – Kevin Brennan MP (jointly with the Department for Children, Schools and Families)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord Carter of Barnes (jointly with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Ian Lucas MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Baroness Vadera (jointly with Cabinet Office)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State* – Lord Young of Norwood Green (and Lord in Waiting – paid)

HM Treasury

  • Financial Secretary – The Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP
  • Minister of State – Phil Woolas MP (jointly with the Home Office)
  • Economic Secretary – Ian Pearson MP†
  • Exchequer Secretary – Kitty Ussher MP†
  • Financial Services Secretary – Lord Myners CBE‡

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Lord Malloch-Brown KCMG**
  • Minister of State – Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE* (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Minister of State – Ivan Lewis MP
  • Minister of State – Glenys Kinnock
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Chris Bryant MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Baroness Taylor of Bolton (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)

Ministry of Justice

  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Michael Wills MP
  • Minister of State – Maria Eagle MP (jointly with the Government Equalities Office)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord Bach
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Bridget Prentice MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Claire Ward MP

Home Office

  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon David Hanson MP
  • Minister of State – Phil Woolas MP (jointly with HM Treasury)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Meg Hillier MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Alan Campbell MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Admiral Lord West of Spithead GCB DSC

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Minister of State – Jim Fitzpatrick MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Huw Irranca-Davies MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Dan Norris MP*

Department for International Development

  • Minister of State – Gareth Thomas MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Michael Foster MP (Worcester)

Department for Communities and Local Government

  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon John Healey MP**
  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP*** (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Shahid Malik MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Sarah McCarthy-Fry MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Ian Austin MP

Department for Children, Schools and Families

  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo MP***
  • Minister of State – Vernon Coaker MP
  • Minister of State – Kevin Brennan MP (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Iain Wright MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Baroness Morgan of Drefelin
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State* – Diana Johnson MP (and Assistant Government Whip – paid)

Department of Energy and Climate Change

  • Minister of State – Lord Hunt of Kings Heath OBE; and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords
  • Minister of State – Joan Ruddock MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – David Kidney MP*

Department of Health

  • Minister of State – Gillian Merron MP
  • Minister of State – Mike O’Brien MP
  • Minister of State – Phil Hope MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Ann Keen MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Professor Lord Darzi of Denham KBE

Northern Ireland Office

  • Minister of State – Paul Goggins MP

Cabinet Office

  • Minister of State – Angela E Smith MP
  • Parliamentary Secretary – Baroness Vadera (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

Ministry of Defence

  • Minister of State – Bill Rammell MP
  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Lord Drayson* & ** (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Baroness Taylor of Bolton (jointly with Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Quentin Davies MP*
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Kevan Jones MP

Office of the Leader of the House of Commons

  • Parliamentary Secretary – Barbara Keeley MP

Government Equalities Office

  • Minister of State – Maria Eagle MP (jointly with the Ministry of Justice)
  • Parliamentary Secretary – Michael Foster MP* (Hastings)

Department for Transport

  • Minister of State – Sadiq Khan MP***
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Paul Clark MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Chris Mole MP

Department for Work and Pensions

  • Minister of State – The Rt Hon Jim Knight MP**
  • Minister of State – Angela Eagle MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Helen Goodman MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Jonathan Shaw MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord McKenzie of Luton

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord Carter of Barnes (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Barbara Follett MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Gerry Sutcliffe MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Siôn Simon MP*

Wales Office

  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Wayne David MP

Scotland Office

  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Ann McKechin MP

† paid as a Parliamentary Secretary
‡ unpaid Parliamentary Secretary
* unpaid
** attends Cabinet
*** attends Cabinet when Ministerial responsibilities are on the agenda
# Provides Ministerial support to the Prime Minister in the Cabinet Office on the coordination of Government Policy and Strategy

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