Ministerial role

Leader of the House of Commons

Responsibilities

The Leader of the House of Commons organises government business in the House of Commons and works closely with the government’s Chief Whip.

Current role holder

The Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP

Jacob Rees-Mogg was appointed Lord President of the Council, and Leader of the House of Commons on 24 July 2019.

More about this person

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Mel Stride MP

    2019 to 2019

  2. The Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP

    2017 to 2019

  3. The Rt Hon David Lidington CBE

    2016 to 2017

  4. The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP

    2015 to 2016

  5. The Rt Hon William Hague

    2014 to 2015

Announcements

  1. Government introduces bill to tackle Palace of Westminster fire risk
  2. Andrea Leadsom at the APPG on Women in Parliament
  3. Business Statements: Office of the Leader of the House of Commons, December 2018
  4. Roscoe Lecture Series - Andrea Leadsom
  5. Guide to parliamentary work
  6. Business Statements: Office of the Leader of the House of Commons, July 2018
  7. Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme
  8. Business Statements: Office of the Leader of the House of Commons, June 2018
  9. Business Statements: Office of the Leader of the House of Commons, May 2018
  10. Strengthening Our Parliamentary Democracy