Who was home secretary in 1966?

Who was home secretary in 1966?

Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead, OM, PC (11 November 1920 – 5 January 2003) was a British politician who served as President of the European Commission from 1977 to 1981.

Who was in government in 1964?

The October 1964 election returned Labour to power under Harold Wilson. Despite a majority of only four seats, the new government was initially popular, successfully projecting an image of embracing technological and social progress.

Who has been Home Secretary UK?

Home Secretary

Secretary of State for the Home Department
Incumbent Priti Patel since 24 July 2019
Home Office
Style Home Secretary (informal) The Right Honourable (within the UK and Commonwealth)
Member of Cabinet Privy Council National Security Council

What did Reginald Maudling do?

Colonial Secretary Reginald Maudling was for a short time, as Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1961, responsible for the process of decolonisation.

Who was home secretary in 1939?

List of Ministers

Office Name Party
Secretary of State for the Home Department Sir Samuel Hoare, Bt Conservative
Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department Geoffrey Lloyd Conservative
Osbert Peake Conservative
First Lord of the Admiralty Duff Cooper Conservative

Who is the home secretary now?

The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP Priti Patel was appointed Secretary of State for the Home Department on 24 July 2019.

Who was Conservative leader in 1964?


Party Leader Gained
Labour Harold Wilson 63
Conservative Alec Douglas-Home 4
Liberal Jo Grimond 5

Who was home secretary under Wilson?

While condemning racial discrimination (and adopting legislation to make it an offence), Wilson’s Home Secretary James Callaghan introduced significant new restrictions on the right of immigration to the United Kingdom.

Who is the current home secretary?

Who is the current health secretary?

Sajid Javid
The current secretary of state for health and social care is Sajid Javid, who was appointed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in June 2021.

Who has been chancellor of the exchequer?

Past Chancellors of the Exchequer

  • Sajid Javid. 2019 to 2020.
  • Philip Hammond. 2016 to 2019.
  • George Osborne. 2010 to 2016.
  • Alistair Darling. 2007 to 2010.

Who was the home secretary before Priti Patel?

Priti Patel

The Right Honourable Priti Patel MP
In office 14 July 2016 – 8 November 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May
Preceded by Justine Greening
Succeeded by Penny Mordaunt