Ministerial role

Secretary of State for International Development

Responsibilities

The Secretary of State leads the DFID ministerial team, sets the overall strategy and direction for the department.

  • Cabinet and Cabinet Committees
  • National Security Council
  • All major spending decisions and overall delivery and management of 0.7%
  • Communications

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP

    2020 to 2020

  2. The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP

    2019 to 2020

  3. The Rt Hon Rory Stewart OBE

    2019 to 2019

  4. The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP

    2017 to 2019

  5. The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP

    2016 to 2017

  6. The Rt Hon Justine Greening

    2012 to 2016

  7. The Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP

    2010 to 2012

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