UK - Ministerial and Government Appointments July 2019


We recently published a list of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new Cabinet.  On the 30thof July 2019, gov.uk published the full list of all government and ministerial appointments.  Here are the ones from the departments that directly impact payroll professionals:

HM Treasury

  • Chancellor of the Exchequer – Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP
  • Chief Secretary to the Treasury – Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP
  • Financial Secretary to the Treasury – Jesse Norman MP
  • Economic Secretary to the Treasury – John Glen MP
  • Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury – Simon Clarke MP

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

  • Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP
  • Minister of State – Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP
  • Minister of State – Rt Hon Jo Johnson MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Kelly Tolhurst MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Nadhim Zahawi MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord Duncan of Springbank

Department for Work and Pensions

  • Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and Minister for Women and Equalities – Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP
  • Minister of State – Justin Tomlinson MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Mims Davies MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Guy Opperman MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Will Quince MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Baroness Stedman-Scott OBE
  • Minister of State (Minister for Equalities) – Baroness Williams of Trafford
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Women) – Victoria Atkins MP

Department for Education

  • Secretary of State for Education – Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP
  • Minister of State – Rt Hon Jo Johnson MP
  • Minister of State – Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Kemi Badenoch MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord Agnew of Oulton DL

Northern Ireland Office

  • Secretary of State for Northern Ireland – Rt Hon Julian Smith MP
  • Minister of State – Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Robin Walker MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord Duncan of Springbank

Scotland Office

  • Secretary of State for Scotland – Rt Hon Alister Jack MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Colin Clark MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Robin Walker

Wales Office

  • Secretary of State for Wales – Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Kevin Foster MP

 

Global Payroll Association Comment

As we said, rather than copying the full listof all of the appointments, we have only detailed the ones that we believe are relevant to the payroll and reward departments, i.e. people and departments that we frequently come into contact with.

We believe in giving you the right information, not too much information!