Ministerial role

Minister without Portfolio

Organisations: Cabinet Office
Current role holder: The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP


The Minister without Portfolio is a member of Cabinet.

Current role holder

The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP

Oliver Dowden CBE was appointed Minister without Portfolio, Cabinet Office on 15 September 2021.

Oliver Dowden CBE was previously appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 13 February 2020.

He was previously Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office from 24 July 2019 to 13 February 2020, and Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office from 9 January 2018 to 24 July 2019.

He was elected Conservative MP for Hertsmere in May 2015.

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Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Amanda Milling MP

    2020 to 2021

  2. The Rt Hon James Cleverly MP

    2019 to 2020

  3. The Rt Hon Brandon Lewis CBE MP

    2018 to 2019