Ministerial role

Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office

Responsibilities

The Northern Ireland Office is responsible for overseeing the Northern Ireland devolution settlement and representing Northern Ireland interests at UK government level and UK government interests in Northern Ireland.

The Minister of State is responsible for:

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Andrew Robathan MP

    • 2013 to 2014
  2. The Rt Hon Mike Penning MP

    • 2012 to 2013
  3. The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP

    • 2010 to 2012

Announcements

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  1. FCO Minister to answer questions on the Commonwealth via Twitter

    • 6 March 2013
    • News story
  2. Foreign Office Minister attends inauguration of President of Republic of Korea

    • 26 February 2013
    • News story
  3. Minister of State Hugo Swire appalled by attacks in India

    • 21 February 2013
    • News story
  4. FCO Minister offers condolences over Brazilian nightclub tragedy

    • 27 January 2013
    • Press release
  5. Foreign Office Minister deeply concerned by conflict in Burma

    • 3 January 2013
    • Announcement
  6. Minister of State Hugo Swire hosts Westminster Preview for L/Derry City of Culture

    • 19 June 2012
    • News story
  7. Minister of State visits NACCO Materials Handling Ltd, Portadown

    • 25 May 2012
    • News story
  8. Minister of State participates in volunteering day

    • 15 May 2012
    • News story
  9. Big Society Awards 2012

    • 23 April 2012
    • Press release
  10. Foreign Office Minister condemns bombings in Baghdad and Nasiriya

    • 5 January 2012
    • Announcement