Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Implementation)

Oliver Dowden CBE MP


Oliver Dowden CBE was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office on 9 January 2018. He was elected as the MP for Hertsmere in May 2015.

Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Implementation)

Responsibilities include:

  • efficiency and controls
  • cyber and resilience
  • Single Departmental Plans
  • Infrastructure and Projects Authority
  • Civil Service HR (including Trade Unions and pensions)
  • Government Digital Service
  • Government Property
  • commercial and Crown Commercial Service
  • commercial models
  • Shared services
  • Government Security group
  • “What works” and behaviour change
  • Public appointments


  1. City slickers rub shoulders with public sector as thousands of civil servants leave Whitehall
  2. Ending late payments to small businesses
  3. Oliver Dowden CBE MP - conference address at techUK on 06 September 2018
  4. Government Estate Strategy 2018
  5. Almost half of government digital spend now goes to SMEs
  6. Trade Union Facility Time Publication Service: 2017-2018 Data published
  7. Social innovators receive £360,000 of government funding to tackle the UK’s biggest challenges
  8. Government completes 26 major projects that deliver policy priorities and improve public services
  9. Thousands of small businesses lined up for G-Cloud 10
  10. Review launched to encourage more disabled people to take up high profile public appointments