Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

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United Kingdom
Secretary of State for
Business, Innovation and Skills
President of the Board of Trade
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Incumbent
Vincent Cable

since 12 May 2010
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Board of Trade
Style The Right Honourable
Appointer Elizabeth II
Inaugural holder The Earl of Shaftesbury (First Lord of Trade)
The Lord Mandelson (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills)
Formation 16 September 1672 (First Lord of Trade)
5 June 2009 (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills)
Website Business, Innovation and Skills

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, (often known as the Business Secretary) is a cabinet position in the United Kingdom government. The office is responsible for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The post is currently held by Vince Cable. He has held it since May 2010.