CABINET

THATCHER 2 11.6.1983 - 13.8.1987

CONS

CHANGES 16.10.1983,11.9.1984,2.9.1985,9.1.1986,24.1.1986,1.5.1986 & 21.5.1986

Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Lord President of the Council

William Whitelaw, Visc. Whitelaw

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Lord Chancellor

Quintin Hogg, Viscount Hailsham

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Geoffrey Howe, Sir

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Home Secretary

Leon Brittan

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11.6.1983

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2.9.1985

  Home Secretary

Douglas Hurd

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3.9.1985

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13.6.1987

Chancellor of the Exchequer

Nigel Lawson

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Education

Keith Joseph, Sir

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11.6.1983

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21.5.1986

  Secretary of State for Education

Kenneth Baker

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21.5.1986

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

James Prior

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11.6.1983

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10.9.1984

  Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Douglas Hurd

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11.9.1984

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3.9.1985

   Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Tom King

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3.9.1985

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Energy

Peter Walker

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Defence

Michael Heseltine

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11.6.1983

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9.1.1986

  Secretary of State for Defence

George Younger

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9.1.1986

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Scotland

George Younger

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11.6.1983

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9.1.1986

  Secretary of State for Scotland

Malcolm Rifkind

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11.1.1986

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Wales

Nicholas Edwards

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Environment

Patrick Jenkin

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11.6.1983

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2.9.1985

  Secretary of State for Environment

Kenneth Baker

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2.9.1985

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21.5.1986

   Secretary of State for Environment

Nicholas Ridley

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21.5.1986

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13.6.1987

Lord Privy Seal

John Biffen

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Social Services

Norman Fowler

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Employment

Norman Tebbit

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11.6.1983

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16.10.1983

  Secretary of State for Employment

Tom King

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16.10.1983

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3.9.1985

   Secretary of State for Employment

Baron Young of Graffham

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2.9.1985

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Trade & Industry

Cecil Parkinson

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12.6.1983

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16.10.1983

  Secretary of State for Trade & Industry

Norman Tebbit

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16.10.1983

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2.5.1985

   Secretary of State for Trade & Industry

Leon Brittan

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2.9.1985

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24.1.1986

    Secretary of State for Trade & Industry

Paul Channon

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24.1.1986

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13.6.1987

Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster

Francis Cockfield,Baron Cockfield

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11.6.1983

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10.9.1984

  Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster

Earl of Gowrie

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11.9.1984

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3.9.1985

   Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster

Norman Tebbit

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3.9.1985

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13.6.1987

Secretary of State for Transport

Tom King

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11.6.1983

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16.10.1983

  Secretary of State for Transport

Nicholas Ridley

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16.10.1983

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21.5.1986

   Secretary of State for Transport

John Moore

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21.5.1986

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13.6.1987

Minister of Agriculture & Food

Michael Jopling

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11.6.1983

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13.6.1987

Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Peter Rees

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11.6.1983

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2.9.1985

  Chief Secretary to the Treasury

John MacGregor

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2.9.1985

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13.6.1987

Minister without Portfolio

Baron Young of Graffham

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11.9.1984

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3.9.1985

Paymaster-General

Kenneth Clarke

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2.9.1985

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13.6.1987