Minister of Production


Minister of Production

The Minister of Production was a British government position that existed during the Second World War, heading the Ministry of Production.

Initially the post was called "Minister of War Production" when it was created in February 1942, but the first Minister, Lord Beaverbrook, resigned after only two weeks in office. A month later upon the appointment of the second holder the post was titled "Minister of Production".

Minister of War Production (1942)

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Political party
Lord Beaverbrook 4 February 1942 19 February 1942 Conservative

Minister of Production (1942-1945)

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Political party
Oliver Lyttelton 12 March 1942 27 July 1945 Conservative

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