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1990 - Mr Major’s First Cabinet

Below is Mr Major’s first cabinet, announced on 29th November 1990.


PRIME MINISTER - John Major

CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER - Norman Lamont

FOREIGN SECRETARY - Douglas Hurd

HOME SECRETARY - Kenneth Baker

LORD CHANCELLOR - Lord Mackay of Clashfern

SCOTLAND - Ian Lang

WALES - David Hunt

NORTHERN IRELAND - Peter Brooke

LEADER OF THE COMMONS - John MacGregor

LEADER OF THE LORDS - Lord Waddington

TRADE AND INDUSTRY - Peter Lilley

DEFENCE - Tom King

HEALTH - William Waldegrave

SOCIAL SECURITY - Tony Newton

ENVIRONMENT - Michael Heseltine

TRANSPORT - Malcolm Rifkind

EMPLOYMENT - Michael Howard

EDUCATION AND SCIENCE - Kenneth Clarke

AGRICULTURE - John Gummer

ENERGY - John Wakeham

PARTY CHAIRMAN - Chris Patten

CHIEF SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY - David Mellor