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Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for three successive parliamentary terms from 1997-2007. His Cabinet was reshuffled for each new parliament as well as changed during the three periods.

Contents

The Cabinet

OFFICE NAME TERM
Prime Minister
First Lord of the Treasury
Minister for the Civil Service
Tony Blair 1997–2007
Deputy Prime Minister
First Secretary of State
John Prescott 1997–2007
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Second Lord of the Treasury
Gordon Brown 1997–2007
Lord Chancellor The Lord Irvine of Lairg 1997–2003
  The Lord Falconer of Thoroton 2003–2007
Leader of the House of Commons Ann Taylor 1997–1998
  Margaret Beckett 1998–2001
  Robin Cook 2001–2003
  John Reid 2003
  Peter Hain 2003–2005
  Geoff Hoon 2005–2006
  Jack Straw 2006–2007
Lord President of the Council Ann Taylor 1997–1998
  Margaret Beckett 1998–2001
  Robin Cook 2001–2003
  John Reid 2003
  The Lord Williams of Mostyn 2003
  The Baroness Amos 2003–2007
Lord Privy Seal The Lord Richard 1997–1998
  The Baroness Jay of Paddington 1998–2001
  The Lord Williams of Mostyn 2001–2003
  Peter Hain 2003–2005
  Geoff Hoon 2005–2006
  Jack Straw 2006–2007
Leader of the House of Lords The Lord Richard 1997–1998
  The Baroness Jay of Paddington 1998–2001
  The Lord Williams of Mostyn 2001–2003
  The Baroness Amos 2003–2007
Foreign Secretary Robin Cook 1997–2001
  Jack Straw 2001–2006
  Margaret Beckett 2006–2007
Home Secretary Jack Straw 1997–2001
  David Blunkett 2001–2004
  Charles Clarke 2004–2006
  John Reid 2006–2007
Secretary of State for Defence George Robertson 1997–1999
  Geoff Hoon 1999–2005
  John Reid 2005–2006
  Des Browne 2006–2007
Secretary of State for Education and Employment David Blunkett 1997–2001
Secretary of State for Education and Skills Estelle Morris 2001–2002
  Charles Clarke 2002–2004
  Ruth Kelly 2004–2006
  Alan Johnson 2006–2007
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Jack Cunningham 1997–1998
  Nick Brown 1998–2001
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Margaret Beckett 2001–2006
  David Miliband 2006–2007
Secretary of State for Health Frank Dobson 1997–1999
  Alan Milburn 1999–2003
  John Reid 2003–2005
  Patricia Hewitt 2005–2007
Secretary of State for Social Security Harriet Harman 1997–1998
  Alistair Darling 1998–2001
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Alistair Darling 2001–2002
  Andrew Smith 2002–2004
  Alan Johnson 2004–2005
  David Blunkett 2005
  John Hutton 2005–2007
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Margaret Beckett 1997–1998
  Peter Mandelson 1998
  Stephen Byers 1999–2001
  Patricia Hewitt 2001–2005
  Alan Johnson 2005–2006
  Alistair Darling 2006–2007
Secretary of State for International Development Clare Short 1997–2003
  The Baroness Amos 2003
  Hilary Benn 2003–2007
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Chris Smith 1997–2001
  Tessa Jowell 2001–2007
Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions John Prescott 1997–2001
Minister for Transport Gavin Strang 1997–1998
  John Reid 1998–1999
  Helen Liddell 1999
  Gus Macdonald 1999–2001
Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions Stephen Byers 2001–2002
Secretary of State for Transport Alistair Darling 2002–2006
  Douglas Alexander 2006–2007
Secretary of State for Wales Ron Davies 1997–1998
  Alun Michael 1998–1999
  Paul Murphy 1999–2002
  Peter Hain 2002–2007
Secretary of State for Scotland Donald Dewar 1997–1999
  John Reid 1999–2001
  Helen Liddell 2001–2003
  Alistair Darling 2003–2006
  Douglas Alexander 2006–2007
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Mo Mowlam 1997–1999
  Peter Mandelson 1999–2001
  John Reid 2001–2002
  Paul Murphy 2002–2005
  Peter Hain 2005–2007
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster David G. Clark 1997–1998
  Jack Cunningham 1998–1999
  Mo Mowlam 1999–2001
  Gus Macdonald 2001–2003
  Douglas Alexander 2003–2004
  Alan Milburn 2004–2005
  John Hutton 2005–2006
  Hilary Armstrong 2006–2007
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Alistair Darling 1997–1998
  Stephen Byers 1998
  Alan Milburn 1998–1999
  Andrew Smith 1999–2002
  Paul Boateng 2002–2005
  Des Browne 2005–2006
  Stephen Timms 2006–2007

Cabinets listed chronologically

These are the cabinets under Prime Minister Tony Blair (from May 1997 to June 2007).

Tony Blair's first Cabinet, May 1997 to June 2001

Also attending Cabinet:

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Changes

Tony Blair's second Cabinet, June 2001 to May 2005

Changes

Tony Blair's third Cabinet, May 2005 to June 2007

Changes

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Preceded by
Major Ministry
Government of the United Kingdom
1997-2007
Succeeded by
Brown Ministry

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