Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

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United Kingdom
Secretary of State for
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Incumbent
Andrea Leadsom

since July 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
StyleThe Right Honourable
AppointerElizabeth II
Inaugural holderThe Earl of Shaftesbury (First Lord of Trade)
The Lord Mandelson (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills)
Formation16 September 1672 (First Lord of Trade)
5 June 2009 (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills)
WebsiteBusiness, Innovation and Skills

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, (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 Andrea Leadsom.[1] She has held it since July 2019.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "May adds energy policy to Business department". BBC News. BBC News. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  2. "The Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2019-08-01.