The Rt Hon Stephen Crabb


Stephen Crabb served as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from 19 March 2016 until 14 July 2016. He previously served as Secretary of State for Wales from July 2014 until March 2016 and as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Wales Office from 2012 to 2014. He was elected as Conservative MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire in 2005.

Previous roles in government

  1. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

    • 2016 to 2016
  2. Secretary of State for Wales

    • 2014 to 2016
  3. UK Government Minister for Wales

    • 2012 to 2014
  4. Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury

    • 2010 to 2014


  1. The Report of the Macur Review
  2. Household incomes highest on record
  3. Unemployment down as more people in work than ever before
  4. Employment rate hits record 74.2%
  5. Rollout of flagship welfare reform Universal Credit reaches historic milestone
  6. Employment rate remains at record 74.1% while wages continue to rise
  7. Transforming lives through welfare and work
  8. New State Pension for millions of new pensioners
  9. Workless households fall by more than three-quarters of a million since 2010
  10. Ministerial appointments: 19 March 2016