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Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd June 2001

Full List of HM Government as at 13 June 2001

Members Of The Cabinet

(Formed by the Rt Hon Tony Blair MP, June 2001)

PRIME MINISTER, FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY AND MINISTER FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE

Rt Hon Tony Blair MP

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND FIRST MINISTER OF STATE

Rt Hon John Prescott MP

CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER -

Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP

PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL AND LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

Rt Hon Robin Cook MP

LORD CHANCELLOR

Rt Hon Lord Irvine of Lairg QC

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS

Rt Hon Jack Straw MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT

Rt Hon David Blunkett MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS

Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Rt Hon Clare Short MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WORK AND PENSIONS

Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR TRANSPORT, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND THE REGIONS

Rt Hon Stephen Byers MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH

Rt Hon Alan Milburn MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

Rt Hon Dr John Reid MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WALES

Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEFENCE

Rt Hon Geoff Hoon MP

CHIEF SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY

Rt Hon Andrew Smith MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR SCOTLAND

Rt Hon Helen Liddell MP

LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS

Rt Hon Lord Williams of Mostyn QC

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Patricia Hewitt MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS

Rt Hon Estelle Morris MP

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT

Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY (CHIEF WHIP)

Rt Hon Hilary Armstrong MP

MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO AND PARTY CHAIR

Rt Hon Charles Clarke MP

DEPARTMENTS OF STATE AND MINISTERS

Cabinet Office

70 Whitehall

London SW1A 2AS

Tel: (020) 7270 3000

Website: http://www.cabinet-office.gov.uk

FIRST MINISTER OF STATE - Rt Hon John Prescott MP

MINISTER FOR THE CABINET OFFICE AND CHANCELLOR

OF THE DUCHY OF LANCASTER - Rt Hon Lord MacDonald of Tradeston CBE

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Mrs Barbara Roche MP

Ms Sally Morgan

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY - Christopher Leslie MP+

Culture, Media and Sport (Department for)

2-4 Cockspur Street

London SW1Y 5DH

Tel: (020) 7211 6000

Website: http://www.culture.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Minister for Sport - Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP

Minister for the Arts - Rt Hon Baroness Blackstone MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY - Dr Kim Howells MP

Defence (Ministry of)

Main Building

Whitehall

London SW1A 2HB

Tel: (020) 7218 9000

Website: http://www.mod.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Geoff Hoon MP

MINISTER OF STATE - Rt Hon Adam Ingram MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES -

Lord Bach

Dr Lewis Moonie MP

Education & Skills (Department for)

Sanctuary Buildings

Great Smith Street

London SW1P 3BT

Tel: (020) 7925 5000

Website: http://www.dfee.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Estelle Morris MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Minister for Schools - Stephen Timms MP

Minister for Universities - Mrs Margaret Hodge MBE, MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Ivan Lewis MP

John Healey MP

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Nobel House

17 Smith Square

London SW1P 3JR

Tel: (020) 7270 3000

Website: http://www.maff.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Minister for the Environment - Rt Hon Michael Meacher MP

Minister for Rural Affairs - Rt Hon Alun Michael MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES

Lord Whitty

Elliot Morley MP

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Office

Whitehall

London SW1A 2AH

Tel: (020) 7270 3000

Website: http://www.fco.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Jack Straw MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Minister for Europe - Peter Hain MP

Minister for Trade (also DTI) - Rt Hon Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES

Ben Bradshaw MP

Baroness Amos

Dr Denis MacShane MP

Health (Department of)

Richmond House

79 Whitehall

London SW1A 2NS

Tel: (020) 7210 3000

Website: http://www.doh.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Alan Milburn MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

John Hutton MP

Ms Jacqui Smith MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES -

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath OBE

Ms Hazel Blears MP

Ms Yvette Cooper MP

Home Office

50 Queen Anne's Gate

London SW1H 9AT

Tel: (020) 7273 4000

Website: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon David Blunkett MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Rt Hon John Denham MP

Rt Hon Keith Bradley MP

Rt Hon Jeff Rooker

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES

Ms Beverley Hughes MP

Robert Ainswoth MP

Ms Angela Eagle MP

International Development

94 Victoria Street

London SW1E 5JL

Tel: (020) 7917 7000

Website: http://www.dfid.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Clare Short MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY - Hilary Benn MP

Law Officers' Department

Attorney General's Chambers

9 Buckingham Gate

London SW1E 6JP

Tel: (020) 7271 2400

ATTORNEY-GENERAL - Hon Lord Goldsmith QC

SOLICITOR-GENERAL - Rt Hon Harriet Harman MP

Lord Chancellor's Department

House of Lords

London SW1A 0PW

Tel: (020) 7210 8500

Website: http://www.lcd.gov.uk

LORD CHANCELLOR - Rt Hon Lord Irvine of Lairg QC

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES-

Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC

Michael Wills MP

Ms Rosie Winterton MP

Northern Ireland Office

WhitehallStormont Castle

London SW1A 2AZBelfast BT4 3SG

Tel: (020) 7210 3000Tel: 028 9052 0700

Website: http://www.nio.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Dr John Reid MP

MINISTER OF STATE -

Jane Kennedy MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY

Des Browne MP

Paymaster General - see TREASURY

Prime Minister, First Lord Of The Treasury & Minister For The Civil Service -

Rt Hon Tony Blair MP

10 Downing Street,

London SW1A 2AA

Tel: (020) 7270 3000

Website: http://www.number-10.gov.uk

Deputy Prime Minister - see CABINET OFFICE

Privy Council Office

68 Whitehall

London SW1A 2AT

Tel: (020) 7270 3000

PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL AND LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS - Rt Hon Robin Cook MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY - Stephen Twigg MP

Scotland Office

Dover House

Whitehall

London SW1A 2AU

Tel: (020) 7270 3000

Website: http://www.scottishsecretary.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Helen Liddell MP

MINISTER OF STATE - George Foulkes MP

ADVOCATE GENERAL FOR SCOTLAND - Dr Lynda Clark QC, MP

Trade and Industry (Department of)

1 Victoria Street

London SW1H 0ET

Tel: (020) 7215 5000

Website: http://www.dti.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY - Patricia Hewitt MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Minister for E-Commerce and Competitiveness - Douglas Alexander MP

Minister for Trade (and FCO) - Rt Hon Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Minister for Industry and Energy - Brian Wilson MP

Minister for Employment Relations and Regions - Alan Johnson MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES

Lord Sainsbury of Turville+

Ms Melanie Johnson MP

Nigel Griffiths MP

Transport, Local Government and the Regions (Department for)

Eland House

Bressenden Place

London SW1E 5DU

Tel: (020) 7944 3000

Website: http://www.detr.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Stephen Byers MP

MINISTERS OF STATE -

Minister for Transport - Rt Hon John Spellar MP*

Minister for Local Government - Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP

Minister for Housing and Planning - Lord Falconer of Thoroton QC

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES

David Jamieson MP

Ms Sally Keeble MP

Dr Alan Whitehead MP

Treasury (HM)

Treasury Chambers

Parliament Street

London SW1P 3AG

Tel: (020) 7270 5000

Website: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk

PRIME MINISTER AND FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY - Rt Hon Tony Blair MP

CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER - Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP

CHIEF SECRETARY - Rt Hon Andrew Smith MP

PAYMASTER GENERAL - Ms Dawn Primarolo MP

FINANCIAL SECRETARY - Rt Hon Paul Boateng MP

ECONOMIC SECRETARY - Ms Ruth Kelly MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY (Chief Whip) - Rt Hon Hilary Armstrong MP

LORDS COMMISSIONERS (Whips) -

Anne McGuire MP

John Heppell MP

Nick Ainger MP

Tony McNulty MP

Graham Stringer MP

ASSISTANT WHIPS -

Ian Pearson MP

Fraser Kemp MP

Angela Smith MP

Ivor Caplin MP

Jim Fitzpatrick MP

Philip Woolas MP

Dan Norris MP

Office of the Secretary of State for Wales

Gwydyr House

Whitehall

London SW1A 2ER

Tel: (020) 7270 3000

Website: http://www.ossw.wales.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY - Don Touhig MP

Work and Pensions (Department for)

Richmond House

79 Whitehall

London SW1A 2NS

Tel: (020) 7238 3000

Website: http://www.dss.gov.uk

SECRETARY OF STATE - Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP

MINISTERS OF STATE

Minister for Work - Rt Hon Nick Brown MP*

Minister for Pensions - Rt Hon Ian McCartney MP

PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES

Rt Hon Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Malcolm Wicks MP

Ms Maria Eagle MP

Her Majesty's Household

LORD CHAMBERLAIN - Rt Hon Lord Luce DL

LORD STEWARD - Viscount Ridley, KG, GCVO, TD

MASTER OF THE HORSE - Lord Somerleyton, KCVO

TREASURER (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) - Keith Hill MP

COMPTROLLER (Whip, House of Commons) - Thomas McAvoy MP

VICE-CHAMBERLAIN (Whip, House of Commons) - Gerry Sutcliffe MP

CAPTAIN OF THE HONOURABLE CORPS OF GENTLEMEN-AT-ARMS (Chief Whip, House of Lords) -

Rt Hon Lord Carter*

CAPTAIN OF THE QUEEN'S BODYGUARD OF THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD

(Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) - Lord McIntosh of Haringey

LORDS IN WAITING (Whip) -

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Bruce Grocott

Lord Filkin CBE

BARONESSES IN WAITING (Whip) - Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

* * * * *

SECOND CHURCH ESTATES COMMISSIONER, REPRESENTING CHURCH COMMISSIONERS -

Stuart Bell MP

+ unpaid position

* not Members of the Cabinet but will attend Cabinet meetings

HM Government by gender and MP/Peer

Cabinet

22

Male MPs

15

Female MPs

5

Male Peers

1

Female Peers

1

Ministers of State (not in Cabinet)

29

Male MPs

17

Female MPs

7

Male Peers

2

Female Peers

3

Under Secretaries of State/Parliamentary Secretaries

34

Male MPs

17

Female MPs

10

Male Peers

5

Female Peers

2

Whips

22

Male MPs

13

Female MPs

2

Male Peers

4

Female Peers

3

Law Officers

3

Male MPs

1

Female MPs

1

Male Peers

1

Female Peers

0

Total MPs

89

Male MPs

65

Female MPs

24

Total Peers

21

Male Peers

12

Female Peers

9

Total

110

Total includes 1 unpaid position

These figures do not include the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Steward, Master of the Horse and the Church Estates Commissioner

This list is also available on the Parliamentary web site at: http://www.parliament.uk/commons/lib/hmg.htm

 
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