Minister for International Security Strategy


Minister for International Security Strategy
Minister for International Security Strategy

Incumbent
Gerald Howarth


Style The Right Honourable
Appointed by David Cameron
as Prime Minister
First The Lady Taylor
Formation 5 October 2008

United Kingdom
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The Minister for International Security Strategy is a British government position. The current holder of the post is Gerald Howarth, Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence,[1].

The post was formerly known as the Minister for International Security and Defence which was first created on 5th October 2008 when the former Labour Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, had a reshuffle.

The post is a junior ministerial position within the Ministry of Defence, previously it was of the more senior rank of Minister of State, but now it is of Parliamentary Under-Secretary level.

Ministers for International Defence and Security, 2008-2010

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Political party
Ann Taylor, Baroness Taylor of Bolton 5 October 2008 11 May 2010 Labour

Ministers for International Security Strategy, 2010-

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Political party
Gerald Howarth 9 June 2010 present Conservative
  1. ^ http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/AboutDefence/People/Ministers/MinisterForInternationalSecurityStrategy.htm Minister for International Security Strategy - Gerald Howarth, Ministry of Defence

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