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. Robert Atkins

    1990-1994

    Department of Education and Science Minister of State 1992-1994

  31. Thomas Baring

    1859-1861

    India

  32. Jack Browne

    1957-1959

    Scottish Office

  33. Robert Brown

    1974

    DHSS

  34. Robert Brown

    1974-1979

    MOD

  35. R.A. Butler

    1932-1937

    India

  36. John Butcher

    1982-1983

    Industry

  37. John Butcher

    1983-1988

    Trade

  38. John Butcher

    1988-1989

    Department of Education and Science

  39. Alistair Burt

    1992-

  40. Kenneth Carlisle

    1990-1992

  41. Kenneth Carlisle

    1992-1997

    Transport

  42. Mark Carlisle

    1970-1972

    Home Office

  43. Lynda Chalker

    1979-1982

    Department of Health and Social Security

  44. Lynda Chalker

    1982-

    Department of Transport

  45. Alan Clark

    1983-1986

  46. Neil Carmichael

    1974-1975

  47. Neil Carmichael

    1975-1976

    Department of Trade and Industry

  48. Chelsea

    1886-1892

  49. Christopher Chope

    1986-1990

    Department of the Environment

  50. Jesse Collings

    1895-1902

    Home Office

  51. Thomas Cochrane

    1902-1905

    Home Office

  52. Robert Clive

    1818-1822

    Home Office

  53. John Colville

    1935-1936

  54. Winston Churchill

    1906-1908

    Colonial Office

  55. John Cross

    1883

    India

  56. Cranborne

    1900-1903

    Foreign Office

  57. Leonard Courtney

    1880-1882

    Home Office

  58. Bob Cryer

    1976-1978

  59. Aidan Crawley

    1950-1951

    Air

  60. Harry Crookshank

    1934-1935

    Home Office

  61. Cranborne

    1935-1938

    Foreign Office

  62. Thomas Cook

    1950-1951

  63. Jack Cunningham

    1976-1979

  64. David Davis

    1993-1997

    MAFF

  65. Henry De Worms

    1888-1892

    Colonial Office

  66. Hugh Dalton

    1929-1931

    Foreign Office

  67. Geoffrey De Freitas

    1946-1951

  68. Eric Deakins

    1974-1976

    Trade

  69. Eric Deakins

    1976-1979

    Department of Health and Social Security

  70. William Deedes

    1955-1957

    Home Office

  71. Edmund Dell

    1967-1968

    Department of Economic Affairs

  72. Ernest Davies

    1950-1951

    Foreign Office

  73. Ifor Davies

    1966-1969

  74. Rhys Davies

    1924

    Sec State for Home Affairs

  75. Clinton Davis

    1974-1979

    Department of Trade and Industry

  76. Stephen Dorrell

    1990-1992

  77. Mountstuart Duff

    1868-1874

    India

  78. Mountstuart Duff

    1880

    Colonial Office

  79. Charles Dilke

    1880-1882

    Foreign Office

  80. John Dickson-Poynder

    1914-1915

  81. John Dickson-Poynder

    1915-1919

  82. Douglas Dodds-Parker

    1953-1954;1955-1957

    Foreign Office

  83. Douglas Dodds-Parker

    1954-1955

    Comm Rel Office

  84. James Dougherty

    1895-1908

    Asst U/S for Ireland

  85. James Dougherty

    1908-1914

    Permanent U/S for Ireland

  86. Patrick Duffy

    1976-1979

    Ministry of Defence

  87. James Dunn

    1976-1979

    Northern Ireland Office

  88. John Dunwoody

    1969-1970

    Health

  89. Michael Fallon

    1990-1992

    Department of Education and Science

  90. Edward Egerton

    1866-1868

  91. John Ellis

    1905-1907

    India

  92. Alexander Eadie

    1974-1979

    Energy

  93. Ellis Ellis-Griffith

    1912-1915

    Home Office

  94. Paul Emrys-Evans

    1942-1945

    Dominions

  95. David Ennals

    1966-1967

    Army

  96. David Ennals

    1967-1968

    Home Office

  97. Reginald Eyre

    1972-1974

    Environment

  98. Walter Elliot

    1926-1929

    Sec of State,Scotland

  99. Harry Ewing

    1974-1979

    Scottish Office

  100. Roger Evans

    1994-1997

    Social Security

  101. James Fergusson

    1866-1867

  102. James Fergusson

    1867-1868

  103. James Fergusson

    1886-1891

  104. Ernest Fernyhough

    1968-1969

    DEP

  105. Frank Field

    1997-1999

    Social Security

  106. Geoffrey Finsberg

    1979-1981

    Department of the Environment

  107. Geoffrey Finsberg

    1981-1983

    Department of Health and Social Security

  108. Edmond Fitzmaurice

    1882-1885;1905-1908

    Foreign Office

  109. William Fitzgerald

    1858-1859

    Foreign Office

  110. Henry Fitzroy

    1852-1855

    Home Office

  111. Alexander Fletcher

    1979-1983

  112. Alexander Fletcher

    1983-

  113. Charles Fletcher-Cooke

    1961-1963

    Home Office

  114. Nigel Forman

    1992-1993

    DES

  115. William Forster

    1856-1866

    Colonial Office

  116. Michael Forsyth

    1987-1990

    Scottish Office

  117. Chichester Fortescue

    1857-1858;1859-1865

  118. Eric Forth

    1988-1990

    Department of Trade and Industry

  119. Eric Forth

    1990-1992

    Department of Employment

  120. Eric Forth

    1992-

    Department of Education and Science

  121. John Foster

    1951-1954

    Commonwealth Rel

  122. Norman Fowler

    1975-1979

    Social Services

  123. John Fraser

    1974-1976

    Employment

  124. Thomas Fraser

    1945-1951

    Scotland

  125. John Freeman

    1947

    War

  126. Roger Freeman

    1986-1988

    Ministry of Defence

  127. Roger Freeman

    1988-1990

    Department of Health

  128. Gregor Mackenzie

    1974-1975

    Indust

  129. Jeremy Hanley

    1990-1993

  130. Harold Macmillan

    1942-1943

  131. James Macpherson

    1916-1919

    War

  132. Ian Gilmour

    1970-1971

  133. Herbert Gladstone

    1892-1894

    Home Office

  134. W.E. Gladstone

    1835

  135. John Grant

    1977-1979

    Department of Employment

  136. John Grant

    1974-1976

    Overseas Development

  137. Alastair Goodlad

    1984-1987

    Department of Energy

  138. George Grey

    1834

    Colonial Office; July-November 1834

  139. John Gorst

    1886-1891

    India

  140. Philip Goodhart

    1979-1981

  141. Philip Goodhart

    1981

    Ministry of Defence

  142. Henry Goulburn

    1834-1835

    Home Office

  143. Edward Grigg

    1940-1942

    War

  144. James Grigg

    1939-1942

  145. Anthony Grant

    1972-1974

  146. Eldon Griffiths

    1970-1974

    Environment

  147. John Gummer

    1983

    Department of Employment

  148. George Hamilton

    1874-1878

  149. Gathorne Hardy

    1858-1859

    Home Office

  150. Neil Hamilton

    1992-1997

    check exit yr DTI

  151. Douglas Hacking

    1925-1927

    also Parl Sec Overseas Trade 1927-1929

  152. Douglas Hacking

    1933-1934

  153. Douglas Hacking

    1935-1936

  154. Cecil Harmsworth

    1915

    Home Office

  155. Cecil Harmsworth

    1919-1922

    Foreign Office

  156. Robert Hamilton

    1931-1932

    Colonial office

  157. Walter Guinness

    1922-1923

    War

  158. David Heathcoat-Amory

    1989-1990

    Department of the Environment

  159. David Heathcoat-Amory

    1990-1992

    Department of Energy

  160. Michael Heseltine

    1970-1972

    Environment

  161. Hartington

    1863-1866

    War

  162. Judith Hart

    1964-1966

    Scottish Office

  163. Barney Hayhoe

    1979-1981

  164. James Henderson-Stewart

    1952-1957

    Scotland

  165. Peggy Herbison

    1950-1951

    Scotland

  166. Vivian Henderson

    1927-1929

  167. Arthur Henderson

    1942

    War

  168. Arthur Henderson

    1945-1947

    India

  169. Ian Harvey

    1957-1958

    Foreign Office

  170. Douglas Hogg

    1986-1989

  171. John Horam

    1976-1979

    Transport

  172. Alan Howarth

    1989-

    Department of Education and Science

  173. Michael Jack

    1990-1992

  174. Robert Jackson

    1987-1990

    Department of Education and Science

  175. Robert Jackson

    1990-1992

    Department of Employment

  176. John Hibbert

    1883-1884

    Home Office

  177. Henry Holland

    1885-1886

    Educ-check office

  178. Edward Howard

    1886

    India

  179. Charles Hobhouse

    1907-1908

  180. William Hewins

    1917-1919

    Colonies

  181. Howick

    1830-1833

    Colonial Office

  182. Howick

    1834

    Home Office

  183. David Howell

    1971-1972

    Employment

  184. Robert Maclennan

    1974-1979

    Prices&Incomes (check)

  185. John Major

    1985-1986

    Social Security

  186. Francis Maude

    1987-1989

    Department of Trade and Industry

  187. Brian Mawhinney

    1986-1990

    Northern Ireland Office

  188. Lymington

    1905-1908

    War

  189. William Massey

    1855-1858

    Home Office

  190. Fox Maule

    1835-1841

    Home Office

  191. Christopher Mayhew

    1946-1950

    Foreign Office

  192. Patrick Mayhew

    1979-1981

  193. John McEwen

    1939-1940

  194. Malcolm Macdonald

    1931-1935

    Dominions

  195. Neil Macfarlane

    1979-1981

    Department of Education and Science

  196. Neil Macfarlane

    1981-

    Department of the Environment

  197. Mahon

    1834-1835

    Foreign Office

  198. John Mackay

    1982-1987

    Scottish Office

  199. Robert Mathew

    1964

    Foreign Office

  200. Hugh Munro-Lucas-Tooth

    1952-1955

    Home Office

  201. Hector McNeill

    1945-1946

    Foreign Office

  202. David Mellor

    1981-1983

    Department of Energy

  203. David Mellor

    1983-1986

    Home Office

  204. Bruce Millan

    1964-1966

  205. Bruce Millan

    1966-1970

  206. David Mitchell

    1979-1981

  207. David Mitchell

    1981-1983

  208. David Mitchell

    1983-1986

  209. Hector Monro

    1971-1974

    Scottish Office

  210. Hector Monro

    1979-1981

    Department of the Environment

  211. Hector Monro

    1992-

    Scottish Office

  212. William Monsell

    1868-1871

    Colonial Office

  213. Frederick Montague

    1929-1931

  214. Elystan Morgan

    1968-1970

  215. Alf Morris

    1974-1979

    Department of Health and Social Security

  216. Peter Morrison

    1981-

    Employment

  217. Edward Pleydell-Bouverie

    1850-1852

    Home Office

  218. Anthony Muirhead

    1937-1938

  219. Anthony Muirhead

    1938-1939

  220. Airey Neave

    1959

    Air

  221. Richard Needham

    1985-1992

    Northern Ireland Office

  222. Michael Neubert

    1988-1990

    Ministry of Defence

  223. Patrick Nicholls

    1987-1990

    Department of Employment

  224. Patrick Nicholls

    1990

    Department of the Environment

  225. Allan Noble

    1955-1956

    Comm Rel Office

  226. Anthony Nutting

    1951-1954

    Foreign Office

  227. Michael Ancram

    1993-1994

    Northern Ireland Office

  228. David Hunt

    1984-1987

  229. Denis Howell

    1964-1969

    Educ

  230. Richard Hornby

    1963-1964

    Commonwealth Rel

  231. Robert Hughes

    1974-1975

  232. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1868-1871

    Home Office

  233. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1871-1874

    Colonial Office

  234. James Hutchison

    1951-1954

    War office

  235. Tim Yeo

    1990-1993

    Department of the Environment

  236. John Wynne

    1852

    to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

  237. George Grey

    1835-1839

    Colonial Office

  238. Barry Jones

    1974-1979

  239. Gerald Kaufman

    1974-1975

    Environment

  240. Gerald Kaufman

    1975-

    Industry

  241. Robert Key

    1990-1992

  242. Robert Key

    1992-1993

  243. Robert Key

    1993-

  244. Peter Kilfoyle

    1997-1999

  245. Edward King-Harman

    1887

  246. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1868-1871

    Home Office

  247. Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen

    1871-1874

    Colonial Office

  248. Brynmor John

    1974-1976

    Defence

  249. Norman Lamont

    1979-1981

  250. Henry Labouchere

    1839

    Colonial Office

  251. Thomas Johnston

    1929-1931

  252. Arthur Jones

    1945-1946

  253. Peter Kirk

    1963-1964

    War

  254. Peter Kirk

    1970-1972

    Navy

  255. Alec Jones

    1974-1975

  256. Alec Jones

    1975-1979

  257. Gwilym Jones

    1992-

    Welsh Office

  258. George Kynoch

    1997-1997

  259. Geoffrey Johnson Smith

    1971-1972

    Defence

  260. Thomas Wood

    1908-1911

    Foreign Office

  261. Edward Wood

    1921-1922

    for the Colonies

  262. Wolmer

    1895-1900

    Colonial Office

  263. Joan Lestor

    1969-1970

    Department of Education and Science

  264. Edward Leigh

    1990-1993

    Department of Trade and Industry

  265. Peter Lloyd

    1988-1989

    Department of Social Security

  266. Peter Lloyd

    1989-1992

    Home Office

  267. Nicholas Lyell

    1986-1987

    Department of Health and Social Security

  268. James Lowther

    1891-

    Foreign Office

  269. James Lowther

    1874-1878

    Colonial Office

  270. Austen Layard

    1852

    Foreign Office

  271. Austen Layard

    1861-1866

    Foreign Office

  272. Ian Lang

    1986

  273. William Leach

    1924

    Air

  274. Gilmour Leburn

    1959-1963

    Scottish Office

  275. Mark Lennox-Boyd

    1990-1994

    Foreign Office

  276. James Lester

    1979-1981

    Department of Employment

  277. Leveson

    Foreign Office

  278. Godfrey Locker-Lampson

    1923-1925

    Home Office

  279. Godfrey Locker-Lampson

    1925-1929

    Foreign Office

  280. Richard Luce

    1979-1981

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  281. William Lunn

    1929

    Colonies

  282. William Lunn

    1929-1931

    Dominions

  283. George Lewis

    1848-1850

  284. David Llewellyn

    1951-1952

    Home Office

  285. Jennie Lee

    1964-1965

  286. Jennie Lee

    1965-1967

  287. John Lee

    1983-1986

  288. John Lee

    1986-1989

  289. Michael Wills

    1999-2001

    Department for Education and Employment

  290. Michael Wills

    1999

    Department of Trade and Industry

  291. Thomas Wiles

    Foreign Office

  292. Ann Widdecombe

    1993-1994

    Department of Employment

  293. Ann Widdecombe

    1990-1993

    Department of Social Security

  294. Ray Whitney

    1985-1986

    Department of Health and Social Security, with responsibility for Health

  295. Ray Whitney

    1984-1985

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

  296. Ray Whitney

    1983-1984

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  297. Alan Whitehead

    2001-

    Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions

  298. John MacGregor

    1981-1983

    Department of Trade and Industry

  299. Warkworth

    1903-1905

    Foreign Office

  300. Philip Oppenheim

    1995-1996

    Department of Trade and Industry

  301. Philip Oppenheim

    1994-1995

    Department of Employment

  302. John Ramsden

    1857-1858

    War Office

  303. Robert Sanders

    1921-1922

    War Office

  304. Henry Selwin

    1874-1878

    Home Office

  305. George Shaw-Lefevre

    1871

    January-March 1871; Home Office

  306. Arthur Steel-Maitland

    1915-1917

    for Colonies