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. Crack down on suppliers who don’t pay on time
  2. Government uses innovative tech companies to tackle rural isolation and loneliness
  3. £1.5 million geospatial competition open to improve public services
  4. Cutting-edge digital map to boost Midlands engine
  5. Prime Minister appoints new committee chairs
  6. Canary Wharf hub officially opened to save £24 million per year
  7. City slickers rub shoulders with public sector as thousands of civil servants leave Whitehall
  8. Ending late payments to small businesses
  9. Oliver Dowden CBE MP - conference address at techUK on 06 September 2018
  10. Government Estate Strategy 2018