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Who's Who in Defence in UK Politics

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Who's Who in Defence in UK Politics

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Defence Secretary : Ben Wallace
Member of Parliament for Wyre and Preston North - was for three years Security Minister.

Minister of State for Defence: Baroness Annabel Goldie
Spokesperson in the House of Lords for all defence-related matters; including ceremonial duties and European Union relations.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence: Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Minister for Defence People and Veterans: Johnny Mercer
Served as an Army Officer for over 10 years; MP for Plymouth Moor View since 2015.

Minister for Veterans in Cabinet Office: Oliver Dowden
Part of a new government department for the 'life-long support of British military veterans'. In newly-created role, works alongside Johnny Mercer (see above)

Minister of State for the Armed Forces: Mark Lancaster
MP for Milton Keynes North, he remains responsible for Armed Forces operations, recruitment and legal matters, force generation and international defence engagement.  In post since June 2017; has been with 4 different Defence Secretaries


with thanks to the Forces Network website; photo credits UK Parliament 

Added: 30th July 2019