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. Trade Union Facility Time Publication Service: 2017-2018 Data published
  2. Government Estate Strategy 2018
  3. Social innovators receive £360,000 of government funding to tackle the UK’s biggest challenges
  4. Government completes 26 major projects that deliver policy priorities and improve public services
  5. Thousands of small businesses lined up for G-Cloud 10
  6. Review launched to encourage more disabled people to take up high profile public appointments
  7. A government that works for everyone
  8. Government calls on technology firms to help tackle the UK’s biggest challenges
  9. Procurement Policy Note 01/18: Supply Chain Visibility
  10. New changes to encourage small businesses to apply for government contracts