Changes to the British Cabinet in 1985

 01 January02 September23 September
Prime MinisterMargaret ThatcherMargaret ThatcherMargaret Thatcher
Foreign SecretarySir Geoffrey HoweSir Geoffrey HoweSir Geoffrey Howe
Chancellor of the ExchequerNigel LawsonNigel LawsonNigel Lawson
Chief Secretary to the TreasuryPeter ReesJohn MacGregorJohn MacGregor
Home SecretaryLeon BrittanDouglas HurdDouglas Hurd
Secretary of State for the EnvironmentPatrick JenkinPatrick JenkinKenneth Baker
Secretary of State for DefenceMichael HeseltineMichael HeseltineMichael Heseltine
Secretary of State for EmploymentTom KingLord Young of GraffhamLord Young of Graffham
Secretary of State for Education and ScienceSir Keith JosephSir Keith JosephSir Keith Joseph
Secretary of State for Trade & IndustryNorman TebbitLeon BrittanLeon Brittan
Secretary of State for EnergyPeter WalkerPeter WalkerPeter Walker
Secretary of State for Health and Social SecurityNorman FowlerNorman FowlerNorman Fowler
Secretary of State for Northern IrelandDouglas HurdTom King (3 Sept)Tom King
Secretary of State for ScotlandGeorge YoungerGeorge YoungerGeorge Younger
Secretary of State for WalesNicholas EdwardsNicholas EdwardsNicholas Edwards
Secretary of State for TransportNicholas RidleyNicholas RidleyNicholas Ridley
Lord ChancellorLord HailshamLord HailshamLord Hailsham
Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of LordsViscount WhitelawViscount WhitelawViscount Whitelaw
Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of CommonsJohn BiffenJohn BiffenJohn Biffen
Chancellor of the Duchy of LancasterLord CockfieldLord CockfieldLord Cockfield
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, and FoodMichael JoplingMichael JoplingMichael Jopling
Minister for the ArtsEarl of GowrieRichard LuceRichard Luce
Minister without PortfolioLord Young of GraffhamVacantVacant

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