Ministers: Vacancies

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 16th April 2019.

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Photo of Alan Brown Alan Brown Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Energy)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what ministerial vacancies exist; and when each one became vacant.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

The number of ministers appointed to Her Majesty's Government, and the roles to which they are appointed, are not fixed.

As has been the case under successive Administrations, the number of ministers in post will vary from time to time, subject to the prevailing legislation in the Ministerial and Other Salaries Act 1975 and the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.

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