Ministerial Appointments: September 2022

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The Prime Minister Liz Truss chairs her first Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of No10 Downing Street, after being appointed the UK’s Prime Minister on Tuesday 6th September 2022. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

The Queen has been pleased to approve the following appointments:

The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP as Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service, and Minister for the Union

The Prime Minister Liz Truss chairs her first Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of No10 Downing Street, after being appointed the UK’s Prime Minister on Tuesday 6th September 2022. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

The Rt Hon Dr Thérèse Coffey MP as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and Deputy Prime Minister

The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP as Chancellor of the Exchequer

Chancellor of the Exchequer – Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP arriving to the new Prime Ministers first Cabinet meeting after being appointed the UK’s Prime Minister on Tuesday 6th September 2022. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

The Rt Hon James Cleverly MP as Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

The Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP as Secretary of State for the Home Department

Secretary of State for the Home Department – Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP arriving to the new Prime Ministers first Cabinet meeting after being appointed the UK’s Prime Minister on Tuesday 6th September 2022. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

Wendy Morton MP as Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip). She will attend Cabinet

The Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP has been re-appointed as Secretary of State for Defence

The Rt Hon Brandon Lewis CBE MP as Lord Chancellor, and Secretary of State for Justice

The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Minister for Intergovernmental Relations and Minister for Equalities

The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP as Lord President of the Council, and Leader of the House of Commons

Lord True CBE as Lord Privy Seal, and Leader of the House of Lords

The Rt Hon Jake Berry MP as Minister without Portfolio

The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP has been re-appointed as COP26 President

The Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Rt Hon Simon Clarke MP as Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Kemi Badenoch MP as Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade

Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs – Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade – Kemi Badenoch MP and Minister of State (Minister for Development) at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office – Vicky Ford MP prior to the new Prime Ministers first Cabinet meeting after being appointed the UK’s Prime Minister on Tuesday 6th September 2022. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

Chloe Smith MP as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The Rt Hon Kit Malthouse MP as Secretary of State for Education

Ranil Jayawardena MP as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP as Secretary of State for Transport

Secretary of State for Transport – Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP and Minister of State (Minister for Development) at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office – Vicky Ford MP arriving to the new Prime Ministers first Cabinet meeting after being appointed the UK’s Prime Minister on Tuesday 6th September 2022. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

The Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP arriving to the new Prime Ministers first Cabinet meeting after being appointed the UK’s Prime Minister on Tuesday 6th September 2022. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

The Rt Hon Chris Heaton-Harris MP as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

The Rt Hon Alister Jack MP has been re-appointed as Secretary of State for Scotland

The Rt Hon Sir Robert Buckland KBE QC MP has been re-appointed as Secretary of State for Wales

Chris Philp MP as Chief Secretary to the Treasury. He will attend Cabinet

Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP as Attorney General. He will attend Cabinet

Edward Argar MP as Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office. He will attend Cabinet

Vicky Ford MP as a Minister of State (Minister for Development) in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. She will attend Cabinet

Tom Tugendhat MBE MP as a Minister of State (Minister for Security) in the Home Department. He will attend Cabinet

James Heappey MP has been re-appointed as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence. He will be Minister for the Armed Forces and Veterans and will attend Cabinet

Graham Stuart MP as a Minister of State (Minister for Climate) in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He will attend Cabinet

The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP as a Minister of State in the Department of Health and Social Care

Rachel Maclean MP as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Justice

Victoria Prentis MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Work and Pensions

Julia Lopez MP as a Minister of State in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Michael Tomlinson MP as Solicitor General

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