Under-Secretary

Cabinet role: false
Notes: None

Members

  1. Leo Amery

    1919-1921

    Colonies

  2. Wilfrid Ashley

    1923-1924

  3. David Anderson

    1972-1974

    Scottish Office. Check dates

  4. Ernest Armstrong

    1975-1979

    Department of the Environment

  5. Ernest Armstrong

    1974-1975

    Department of Education and Science

  6. John Bowis

    1993-1997

    Health

  7. William Brace

    1915-1919

    Home Office

  8. Peter Bottomley

    1989-1990

    check dept

  9. Peter Bottomley

    1986-1989

    Department of Transport

  10. Peter Bottomley

    1984-1986

    Department of Employment

  11. Virginia Bottomley

    1988-1989

    Department of the Environment

  12. Robert Bourke

    1874-1880

    Foreign Office

  13. George Buchanan

    1945-1947

  14. Robert Allan

    1959-1960

    Foreign Office

  15. Tony Baldry

    1990

    Department of Energy

  16. Charles Adderley

    1866-1868

    Colonial Office

  17. Michael Ancram

    1983-1987

    Scottish Office

  18. Anthony Ashley

    1882-1885

    Colonial Office

  19. Peter Brooke

    1983-1985

    Department of Education and Science

  20. Henry Bruce

    1862-4

  21. Bury

    1878-1880

  22. William Brodrick

    1898-1900

    Foreign Office

  23. Thomas Buchanan

    1908-1909

    India

  24. Norman Buchan

    1967-1970

    Scottish Office

  25. Alick Buchanan-Smith

    1970-1974

    Scottish Office

  26. Richard Brooman-White

    1960-1963

    Scottish Office

  27. Clement Attlee

    1924

    War

  28. Robert Atkins

    1987-1989

    Trade and Industry

  29. Robert Atkins

    1989-1990

    Department of Transport

  30. Thomas Baring

    1859-1861

    India

  31. Jack Browne

    1957-1959

    Scottish Office

  32. Robert Brown

    1974

    DHSS

  33. Robert Brown

    1974-1979

    MOD

  34. R.A. Butler

    1932-1937

    India

  35. John Butcher

    1982-1983

    Industry

  36. John Butcher

    1983-1988

    Trade

  37. John Butcher

    1988-1989

    Department of Education and Science

  38. Alistair Burt

    1992-

  39. Kenneth Carlisle

    1990-1992

  40. Kenneth Carlisle

    1992-1997

    Transport

  41. Mark Carlisle

    1970-1972

    Home Office

  42. Lynda Chalker

    1979-1982

    Department of Health and Social Security

  43. Lynda Chalker

    1982-

    Department of Transport

  44. Alan Clark

    1983-1986

  45. Neil Carmichael

    1974-1975

  46. Neil Carmichael

    1975-1976

    Department of Trade and Industry

  47. Chelsea

    1886-1892

  48. Christopher Chope

    1986-1990

    Department of the Environment

  49. Jesse Collings

    1895-1902

    Home Office

  50. Thomas Cochrane

    1902-1905

    Home Office

  51. Robert Clive

    1818-1822

    Home Office

  52. John Colville

    1935-1936

  53. Winston Churchill

    1906-1908

    Colonial Office

  54. John Cross

    1883

    India

  55. Cranborne

    1900-1903

    Foreign Office

  56. Leonard Courtney

    1880-1882

    Home Office

  57. Bob Cryer

    1976-1978

  58. Aidan Crawley

    1950-1951

    Air

  59. Harry Crookshank

    1934-1935

    Home Office

  60. Cranborne

    1935-1938

    Foreign Office

  61. Thomas Cook

    1950-1951

  62. Jack Cunningham

    1976-1979

  63. David Davis

    1993-1997

    MAFF

  64. Henry De Worms

    1888-1892

    Colonial Office

  65. Hugh Dalton

    1929-1931

    Foreign Office

  66. Geoffrey De Freitas

    1946-1951

  67. Eric Deakins

    1974-1976

    Trade

  68. Eric Deakins

    1976-1979

    Department of Health and Social Security

  69. Bill Deedes

    1955-1957

    Home Office

  70. Edmund Dell

    1967-1968

    Department of Economic Affairs

  71. Ernest Davies

    1950-1951

    Foreign Office

  72. Ifor Davies

    1966-1969

  73. Rhys Davies

    1924

    Sec State for Home Affairs

  74. Clinton Davis

    1974-1979

    Department of Trade and Industry

  75. Stephen Dorrell

    1990-1992

  76. Mountstuart Duff

    1868-1874

    India

  77. Mountstuart Duff

    1880

    Colonial Office

  78. Charles Dilke

    1880-1882

    Foreign Office

  79. John Dickson-Poynder

    1914-1915

  80. John Dickson-Poynder

    1915-1919

  81. Douglas Dodds-Parker

    1953-1954;1955-1957

    Foreign Office

  82. Douglas Dodds-Parker

    1954-1955

    Comm Rel Office

  83. James Dougherty

    1895-1908

    Asst U/S for Ireland

  84. James Dougherty

    1908-1914

    Permanent U/S for Ireland

  85. Patrick Duffy

    1976-1979

    Ministry of Defence

  86. James Dunn

    1976-1979

    Northern Ireland Office

  87. John Dunwoody

    1969-1970

    Health

  88. Michael Fallon

    1990-1992

    Department of Education and Science

  89. Edward Egerton

    1866-1868

  90. John Ellis

    1905-1907

    India

  91. Alex Eadie

    1974-1979

    Energy

  92. Ellis Ellis-Griffith

    1912-1915

    Home Office

  93. Paul Emrys-Evans

    1942-1945

    Dominions

  94. David Ennals

    1966-1967

    Army

  95. David Ennals

    1967-1968

    Home Office

  96. Reginald Eyre

    1972-1974

    Environment

  97. Walter Elliot

    1926-1929

    Sec of State,Scotland

  98. Harry Ewing

    1974-1979

    Scottish Office

  99. Roger Evans

    1994-1997

    Social Security

  100. James Fergusson

    1866-1867

  101. James Fergusson

    1867-1868

  102. James Fergusson

    1886-1891

  103. Ernest Fernyhough

    1968-1969

    DEP

  104. Frank Field

    1997-1999

    Social Security

  105. Geoffrey Finsberg

    1979-1981

    Department of the Environment

  106. Geoffrey Finsberg

    1981-1983

    Department of Health and Social Security

  107. Edmond Fitzmaurice

    1882-1885;1905-1908

    Foreign Office

  108. William Fitzgerald

    1858-1859

    Foreign Office

  109. Henry Fitzroy

    1852-1855

    Home Office

  110. Alexander Fletcher

    1979-1983

  111. Alexander Fletcher

    1983-

  112. Charles Fletcher-Cooke

    1961-1963

    Home Office

  113. Nigel Forman

    1992-1993

    DES

  114. William Forster

    1856-1866

    Colonial Office

  115. Michael Forsyth

    1987-1990

    Scottish Office

  116. Chichester Fortescue

    1857-1858;1859-1865

  117. Eric Forth

    1988-1990

    Department of Trade and Industry

  118. Eric Forth

    1990-1992

    Department of Employment

  119. Eric Forth

    1992-

    Department of Education and Science

  120. John Foster

    1951-1954

    Commonwealth Rel

  121. Norman Fowler

    1975-1979

    Social Services

  122. John Fraser

    1974-1976

    Employment

  123. Thomas Fraser

    1945-1951

    Scotland

  124. John Freeman

    1947

    War

  125. Roger Freeman

    1986-1988

    Ministry of Defence

  126. Roger Freeman

    1988-1990

    Department of Health

  127. Gregor Mackenzie

    1974-1975

    Indust

  128. Jeremy Hanley

    1990-1993

  129. Harold Macmillan

    1942-1943

  130. James Macpherson

    1916-1919

    War

  131. Ian Gilmour

    1970-1971

  132. Herbert Gladstone

    1892-1894

    Home Office

  133. W.E. Gladstone

    1835

  134. John Grant

    1977-1979

    Department of Employment

  135. John Grant

    1974-1976

    Overseas Development

  136. Alastair Goodlad

    1984-1987

    Department of Energy

  137. George Grey

    1834

    Colonial Office; July-November 1834

  138. John Gorst

    1886-1891

    India

  139. Philip Goodhart

    1979-1981

  140. Philip Goodhart

    1981

    Ministry of Defence

  141. Henry Goulburn

    1834-1835

    Home Office

  142. Edward Grigg

    1940-1942

    War

  143. James Grigg

    1939-1942

  144. Anthony Grant

    1972-1974

  145. Eldon Griffiths

    1970-1974

    Environment

  146. John Gummer

    1983

    Department of Employment

  147. George Hamilton

    1874-1878

  148. Gathorne Hardy

    1858-1859

    Home Office

  149. Douglas Hacking

    1925-1927

    also Parl Sec Overseas Trade 1927-1929

  150. Douglas Hacking

    1933-1934

  151. Douglas Hacking

    1935-1936

  152. Cecil Harmsworth

    1915

    Home Office

  153. Cecil Harmsworth

    1919-1922

    Foreign Office

  154. Robert Hamilton

    1931-1932

    Colonial office

  155. Walter Guinness

    1922-1923

    War

  156. David Heathcoat-Amory

    1989-1990

    Department of the Environment

  157. David Heathcoat-Amory

    1990-1992

    Department of Energy

  158. Michael Heseltine

    1970-1972

    Environment

  159. Hartington

    1863-1866

    War

  160. Judith Hart

    1964-1966

    Scottish Office

  161. Barney Hayhoe

    1979-1981

  162. James Henderson-Stewart

    1952-1957

    Scotland

  163. Peggy Herbison

    1950-1951

    Scotland

  164. Vivian Henderson

    1927-1929

  165. Arthur Henderson

    1942

    War

  166. Arthur Henderson

    1945-1947

    India

  167. Ian Harvey

    1957-1958

    Foreign Office

  168. Douglas Hogg

    1986-1989

  169. John Horam

    1976-1979

    Transport

  170. Alan Howarth

    1989-

    Department of Education and Science

  171. Michael Jack

    1990-1992

  172. Robert Jackson

    1987-1990

    Department of Education and Science

  173. Robert Jackson

    1990-1992

    Department of Employment

  174. John Hibbert

    1883-1884

    Home Office

  175. Henry Holland

    1885-1886

    Educ-check office

  176. Edward Howard

    1886

    India

  177. Charles Hobhouse

    1907-1908

  178. William Hewins

    1917-1919

    Colonies

  179. Howick

    1830-1833

    Colonial Office

  180. Howick

    1834

    Home Office

  181. David Howell

    1971-1972

    Employment

  182. Robert Maclennan

    1974-1979

    Prices&Incomes (check)

  183. John Major

    1985-1986

    Social Security

  184. Francis Maude

    1987-1989

    Department of Trade and Industry

  185. Brian Mawhinney

    1986-1990

    Northern Ireland Office

  186. Lymington

    1905-1908

    War

  187. William Massey

    1855-1858

    Home Office

  188. Fox Maule

    1835-1841

    Home Office

  189. Christopher Mayhew

    1946-1950

    Foreign Office

  190. Patrick Mayhew

    1979-1981

  191. John McEwen

    1939-1940

  192. Malcolm Macdonald

    1931-1935

    Dominions

  193. Neil Macfarlane

    1979-1981

    Department of Education and Science

  194. Neil Macfarlane

    1981-

    Department of the Environment

  195. Mahon

    1834-1835

    Foreign Office

  196. John Mackay

    1982-1987

    Scottish Office

  197. Robert Mathew

    1964

    Foreign Office

  198. Hugh Munro-Lucas-Tooth

    1952-1955

    Home Office

  199. Hector McNeill

    1945-1946

    Foreign Office

  200. David Mellor

    1981-1983

    Department of Energy

  201. David Mellor

    1983-1986

    Home Office

  202. Bruce Millan

    1964-1966

  203. Bruce Millan

    1966-1970

  204. David Mitchell

    1979-1981

  205. David Mitchell

    1981-1983

  206. David Mitchell

    1983-1986

  207. Hector Monro

    1971-1974

    Scottish Office

  208. Hector Monro

    1979-1981

    Department of the Environment

  209. Hector Monro

    1992-

    Scottish Office

  210. William Monsell

    1868-1871

    Colonial Office

  211. Frederick Montague

    1929-1931

  212. Elystan Morgan

    1968-1970

  213. Alf Morris

    1974-1979

    Department of Health and Social Security

  214. Peter Morrison

    1981-

    Employment

  215. Edward Pleydell-Bouverie

    1850-1852

    Home Office

  216. Anthony Muirhead

    1937-1938

  217. Anthony Muirhead

    1938-1939

  218. Airey Neave

    1959

    Air

  219. Richard Needham

    1985-1992

    Northern Ireland Office

  220. Michael Neubert

    1988-1990

    Ministry of Defence

  221. Patrick Nicholls

    1987-1990

    Department of Employment

  222. Patrick Nicholls

    1990

    Department of the Environment

  223. Allan Noble

    1955-1956

    Comm Rel Office

  224. Anthony Nutting

    1951-1954

    Foreign Office

  225. Michael Ancram

    1993-1994

    Northern Ireland Office

  226. David Hunt

    1984-1987

  227. Denis Howell

    1964-1969

    Educ

  228. Richard Hornby

    1963-1964

    Commonwealth Rel

  229. Robert Hughes

    1974-1975

  230. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1868-1871

    Home Office

  231. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1871-1874

    Colonial Office

  232. James Hutchison

    1951-1954

    War office

  233. Tim Yeo

    1990-1993

    Department of the Environment

  234. John Wynne

    1852

    to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

  235. George Grey

    1835-1839

    Colonial Office

  236. Barry Jones

    1974-1979

  237. Gerald Kaufman

    1974-1975

    Environment

  238. Gerald Kaufman

    1975-

    Industry

  239. Robert Key

    1990-1992

  240. Robert Key

    1992-1993

  241. Robert Key

    1993-

  242. Peter Kilfoyle

    1997-1999

  243. Edward King-Harman

    1887

  244. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1868-1871

    Home Office

  245. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1871-1874

    Colonial Office

  246. Brynmor John

    1974-1976

    Defence

  247. Norman Lamont

    1979-1981

  248. Henry Labouchere

    1839

    Colonial Office

  249. Thomas Johnston

    1929-1931

  250. Arthur Jones

    1945-1946

  251. Peter Kirk

    1963-1964

    War

  252. Peter Kirk

    1970-1972

    Navy

  253. Alec Jones

    1974-1975

  254. Alec Jones

    1975-1979

  255. Gwilym Jones

    1992-

    Welsh Office

  256. George Kynoch

    1997-1997

  257. Geoffrey Johnson Smith

    1971-1972

    Defence

  258. Thomas Wood

    1908-1911

    Foreign Office

  259. Edward Wood

    1921-1922

    for the Colonies

  260. Wolmer

    1895-1900

    Colonial Office

  261. Joan Lestor

    1969-1970

    Department of Education and Science

  262. Edward Leigh

    1990-1993

    Department of Trade and Industry

  263. Peter Lloyd

    1988-1989

    Department of Social Security

  264. Peter Lloyd

    1989-1992

    Home Office

  265. Nicholas Lyell

    1986-1987

    Department of Health and Social Security

  266. James Lowther

    1891-

    Foreign Office

  267. James Lowther

    1874-1878

    Colonial Office

  268. Austen Layard

    1852

    Foreign Office

  269. Austen Layard

    1861-1866

    Foreign Office

  270. Ian Lang

    1986

  271. William Leach

    1924

    Air

  272. Gilmour Leburn

    1959-1963

    Scottish Office

  273. Mark Lennox-Boyd

    1990-1994

    Foreign Office

  274. James Lester

    1979-1981

    Department of Employment

  275. Leveson

    Foreign Office

  276. Godfrey Locker-Lampson

    1923-1925

    Home Office

  277. Godfrey Locker-Lampson

    1925-1929

    Foreign Office

  278. Richard Luce

    1979-1981

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  279. William Lunn

    1929

    Colonies

  280. William Lunn

    1929-1931

    Dominions

  281. George Lewis

    1848-1850

  282. David Llewellyn

    1951-1952

    Home Office

  283. Jennie Lee

    1964-1965

  284. Jennie Lee

    1965-1967

  285. John Lee

    1983-1986

  286. John Lee

    1986-1989

  287. Michael Wills

    1999-2001

    Department for Education and Employment

  288. Michael Wills

    1999

    Department of Trade and Industry

  289. Thomas Wiles

    Foreign Office

  290. Ann Widdecombe

    1993-1994

    Department of Employment

  291. Ann Widdecombe

    1990-1993

    Department of Social Security

  292. Ray Whitney

    1985-1986

    Department of Health and Social Security, with responsibility for Health

  293. Ray Whitney

    1984-1985

    Department of Health and Social Security, with responsibility for Social Security

  294. Ray Whitney

    1983-1984

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  295. Alan Whitehead

    2001-

    Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions

  296. John MacGregor

    1981-1983

    Department of Trade and Industry

  297. Warkworth

    1903-1905

    Foreign Office

  298. Philip Oppenheim

    1995-1996

    Department of Trade and Industry

  299. Philip Oppenheim

    1994-1995

    Department of Employment

  300. John Ramsden

    1857-1858

    War Office

  301. Robert Sanders

    1921-1922

    War Office

  302. Henry Selwin

    1874-1878

    Home Office

  303. George Shaw-Lefevre

    1871

    January-March 1871; Home Office

  304. Arthur Steel-Maitland

    1915-1917

    for Colonies

  305. Robert Atkins

    1990-1994

    Department of Education and Science Minister of State 1992-1994

  306. Neil Hamilton

    1992-1997

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