Ministerial role

Minister for the Civil Service

Organisations: Cabinet Office
Current role holder: The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

Responsibilities

The Minister for the Civil Service is responsible for regulating the Civil Service.

The Civil Service (Management Functions) Act of 1992, allows the Minister for the Civil Service to delegate power to other ministers and devolved administrations.

This role was created in 1968 and is always held by the Prime Minister.

Current role holder

The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

Boris Johnson became Prime Minister on 24 July 2019. He was previously Foreign Secretary from 13 July 2016 to 9 July 2018. He was elected Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in May 2015. Previously he was the MP for Henley from June 2001 to June 2008.

More about this person

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Theresa May MP

    2016 to 2019

  2. The Rt Hon David Cameron

    2010 to 2016

Announcements

  1. Prime Minister Appoints Rob Dickins CBE to the Board of the National Portrait Gallery
  2. Prime Minister Reappoints Three Trustees to the Board of the British Museum
  3. Prime Minister Appoints Clarissa Farr to the Board of the British Museum
  4. Prime Minister appoints two new Trustees at the Natural History Museum
  5. Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday: Prime Minister's Humble Address
  6. PM speech on EU reform: 2 February 2016
  7. PM press conference with Enda Kenny: January 2016
  8. Prime Minister's speech on life chances
  9. PM statement on European Council: 19 October 2015
  10. PM press conference with Enda Kenny: June 2015