Cabinet of the United Kingdom

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In the government of the United Kingdom, the Cabinet is a group of 22 people led and chosen by the Prime Minister who are the main decision-makers in the British government. People in the cabinet usually have to be members of either the House of Commons or the House of Lords.

All the Cabinet members are also members of the Conservative Party.

Cabinet Ministers[change | change source]

Cabinet of the United Kingdom[1][2] [edit]
Portfolio Minister Term
Cabinet ministers
Prime Minister
First Lord of the Treasury
Minister for the Civil Service
The Rt Hon. Theresa May 2016-present
First Secretary of State
Minister for the Cabinet Office
The Rt Hon. Damian Green 2017-present
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Second Lord of the Treasury
The Rt Hon. Philip Hammond 2016-present
Secretary of State for the Home Department The Rt Hon. Amber Rudd 2016-present
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs The Rt Hon. Boris Johnson 2016-present
Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union The Rt Hon. David Davis 2016-present
Secretary of State for Defence The Rt Hon. Sir Michael Fallon 2014-present
Secretary of State for Health The Rt Hon. Jeremy Hunt 2012-present
Lord Chancellor
Secretary of State for Justice
The Rt Hon. Dr David Lidington 2017-present
Secretary of State for Education
Minister for Women and Equalities
The Rt Hon. Justine Greening 2016-present
Secretary of State for International Trade
President of the Board of Trade
The Rt Hon. Dr Liam Fox 2016-present
Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy The Rt Hon. Dr Greg Clark 2016-present
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs The Rt Hon. Michael Gove 2017-present
Secretary of State for Transport The Rt Hon. Chris Grayling 2016-present
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government The Rt Hon. Sajid Javid 2016-present
Leader of the House of Lords
Lord Privy Seal
The Rt Hon. The Baroness Evans of Bowes Park 2016-present
Secretary of State for Scotland The Rt Hon. David Mundell 2015-present
Secretary of State for Wales The Rt Hon. Alun Cairns 2016-present
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland The Rt Hon. James Brokenshire 2016-present
Secretary of State for International Development The Rt Hon. Priti Patel 2016-present
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport The Rt Hon. Karen Bradley 2016-present
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions The Rt Hon. David Gauke 2017-present
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Chairman of the Conservative Party
The Rt Hon. Sir Patrick McLoughlin 2016-present
Also attending cabinet meetings
Leader of the House of Commons
Lord President of the Council
The Rt Hon. Andrea Leadsom 2017-present
Chief Secretary to the Treasury The Rt Hon. Elizabeth Truss 2017-present
Chief Whip in the House of Commons
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury
The Rt Hon. Gavin Williamson 2016-present
Attorney General The Rt Hon. Jeremy Wright 2014-present
Minister of State for Immigration The Rt Hon. Brandon Lewis 2017-present

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