• Post January 1, 1983 January 6, 1983 June 11, 1983 October 16, 1983
  • Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher
  • Foreign Secretary Francis Pym Francis Pym Sir Geoffrey Howe Sir Geoffrey Howe
  • Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Geoffrey Howe Sir Geoffrey Howe Nigel Lawson Nigel Lawson
  • Lord Chancellor Lord Hailsham Lord Hailsham Lord Hailsham Lord Hailsham
  • Home Secretary William Whitelaw William Whitelaw Leon Brittan Leon Brittan
  • Secretary of Statefor Health and Social Security Norman Fowler Norman Fowler Norman Fowler Norman Fowler
  • Secretary of State for Defence John Nott Michael Heseltine Michael Heseltine Michael Heseltine
  • Secretary of State for Scotland George Younger George Younger George Younger George Younger
  • Secretary of State for Employment Normon Tebbit Normon Tebbit Normon Tebbit Tom King
  • Secretary of State for Education and Science Sir Keith Joseph Sir Keith Joseph Sir Keith Joseph Sir Keith Joseph
  • Secretary of State for Wales Nicholas Edwards Nicholas Edwards Nicholas Edwards Nicholas Edwards
  • Secretary of State for Trade (Trade & Industry) Lord Cockfield Lord Cockfield Cecil Parkinson Norman Tebbit
  • Secretary of State for Industry Patrick Jenkin Patrick Jenkin (Trade & Industry) (Trade & Industry)
  • Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Heseltine Tom King Patrick Jenkin Patrick Jenkin
  • Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Prior James Prior James Prior James Prior
  • Secretary of State for Energy Nigel Lawson Nigel Lawson Peter Walker Peter Walker
  • Paymaster-General Cecil Parkinson Cecil Parkinson (Vacant) (Vacant)
  • Chief Secretary to the Treasury Leon Brittan Leon Brittan Peter Rees Peter Rees
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons John Biffen John Biffen William Whitelaw William Whitelaw
  • Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords Baroness Young Baroness Young John Biffen John Biffen
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Cecil Parkenson Cecil Parkenson Lord Cockfield Lord Cockfield
  • Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food Peter Walker Peter Walker Michael Jopling Michael Jopling