• The British Cabinet in 1980

  • Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
  • Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington
  • Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Geoffrey Howe
  • Lord Chancellor Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone
  • Home Secretary William Whitelaw
  • Secretary of State for Social Services Patrick Jenkin
  • Secretary of State for Defence Francis Pym
  • Secretary of State for Scotland George Younger
  • Secretary of State for Employment James Prior
  • Secretary of State for Education and Science Mark Carlisle
  • Secretary of State for Wales Nicholas Edwards
  • Secretary of State for Trade John Nott
  • Secretary of State for Industry Sir Keith Joseph
  • Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Heseltine
  • Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Humphrey Atkins
  • Secretary of State for Energy David Howell
  • Paymaster-General Angus Maude
  • Chief Secretary to the Treasury John Biffen
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons Lord Soames
  • Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords Sir Ian Gilmour
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Norman St John-Stevas
  • Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Peter Walker
  • Minister for the Arts Norman St John-Stevas