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This is a list of ministerial offices in the Government of the United Kingdom. The highest ranking ministers sit in the Cabinet.


Tiers of political offices in the UK government


* Prime Minister * Secretary of State * Minister of State * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State * Parliamentary Private Secretary


Prime Ministers


The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the Head of Government. He or she is supported by the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.


Deputy Prime Ministers


There is not currently a Deputy Prime Minister.


First Secretaries of State





Business Ministers


Business Ministers currently operate within the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy * Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Science, Research and Innovation


Brexit Ministers


Brexit ministers formerly worked at the Department for Exiting the European Union. * Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union * Minister of State for Exiting the European Union * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union


Cabinet Office Ministers


These ministers work at the Cabinet Office. * Minister for the Cabinet Office *Paymaster General *Minister for Implementation * Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Cabinet Office


Office of the Leader of the House of Commons


* Leader of the House of Commons * Deputy Leader of the House of Commons


Office of the Leader of the House of Lords


* Leader of the House of Lords * Deputy Leader of the House of Lords


HM Treasury Ministers


These ministers work at the HM Treasury. * Chancellor of the Exchequer * Chief Secretary to the Treasury * Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury * Financial Secretary to the Treasury * Minister of State for Treasury * Economic Secretary to the Treasury * Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury


Culture Ministers


Culture Ministers currently operate within the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport * Minister of State for Digital and Culture * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism * Minister for Civil Society


Work and Pensions Ministers


Culture Ministers currently operate within the Department for Work and Pensions. These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Work and Pensions * Minister for Disabled People * Minister for Employment * Minister for Work and Pensions *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Pensions and Financial Inclusion *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Lords)


Local Government Ministers


Culture Ministers currently operate within the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government * Minister of State for Housing * Minister for Local Government (United Kingdom) * Minister for Faith and Communities (United Kingdom) *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Housing and Rough Sleeping


Education Ministers


Education Ministers currently operate within the Department for Education These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Education * Minister of State for Universities * Minister for Children *Minister of State for Schools *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for School System


Energy Ministers


Energy Ministers currently operate within the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). They used to work in the Department of Energy between 1974 and 1992, and in the Department of Energy and Climate Change between 2008 and 2016. These are the current energy ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy * Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth


Former Energy Ministerial positions


* Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change * Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change


Foreign Ministers


Foreign Ministers currently operate within the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs * Minister of State for Foreign Affairs * Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa * Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas *Minister of State for Africa *Minister of State for Asia *Minister of State for South Asia and the Commonwealth


Defence Ministers


Defence Ministers currently operate within the Ministry of Defence These are the current ministers in the Department: *Secretary of State for Defence *Minister of State for Defence Procurement *Minister of State for Defence *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence People and Veterans


DEFRA Ministers


DEFRA Ministers currently operate within the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs These are the current ministers in the Department: *Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs *Minister for Agriculture and Food (United Kingdom) *Minister for Rural Affairs (United Kingdom)


Health Ministers


Health and Social Care ministers currently operate within the Department of Health and Social Care. Historically they were part of the Department of Health and Social Security These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Health and Social Care * Minister of State for Health * Minister of State for Social Care *Minister of State for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Patient Safety * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Innovation *Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment


Former Health Ministerial positions


* Minister of State for Care Services * Minister of State for Community and Social Care * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Security * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Science * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care *Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Health


Home Affairs Ministers


Home Affairs Ministers currently operate inside the Home Office. These are the current ministers in the Department: * Home Secretary * Minister for Security * Minister for Policing * Minister of State for Home Affairs (United Kingdom) * Minister of State for Immigration * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Safeguarding * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Immigration Compliance and Courts


Former Home Ministerial positions


* Minister for Security and Immigration * Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department


Justice Ministers


Justice Ministers currently operate within the Ministry of Justice and the Attorney General's Office. These are the current ministers in the Departments: * Secretary of State for Justice * Lord Chancellor * Advocate General for Scotland * Minister of State for Prisons * Minister for Policing * Attorney General for England and Wales * Solicitor General for England and Wales * Advocate General for Northern Ireland * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice


Scotland Ministers


Scotland Ministers currently operate within the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland. These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Scotland * Under-Secretary of State for Scotland


Wales Ministers


Wales Ministers currently operate within the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales. These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Wales * Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales


Northern Ireland Ministers


Northern Ireland Ministers currently operate within the Northern Ireland Office. These are the current ministers in the Department: * Secretary of State for Northern Ireland * Minister of State for Northern Ireland

Ministers without portfolio

*Minister without portfolio (United Kingdom)

Chief Whips

*Chief Whip of the House of Commons *Chief Whip of the House of Lords


References


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