Ministerial role

Minister for the Civil Service

Organisations: Cabinet Office
Current role holder: The Rt Hon Sir Keir Starmer KCB KC 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 Sir Keir Starmer KCB KC MP

Sir Keir Starmer became Prime Minister on 5 July 2024.  

He was elected as the member for Holborn and St Pancras in May 2015. He was elected leader of the Labour Party in April 2020.

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Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP

    2022 to 2024

  2. The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss

    2022 to 2022

  3. The Rt Hon Boris Johnson

    2019 to 2022

  4. The Rt Hon Theresa May

    2016 to 2019

  5. The Rt Hon Lord Cameron

    2010 to 2016