Cabinet Structure of Clement Attlee’s labour Govt-1945

Prime Minister Clement Richard Attlee (1883 - 1967)

Labour Government

26 July 1945 – 26 October 1951

PositionNameDates
Prime MinisterC. Attlee26 Jul 45 – 26 Oct 51
Lord PresidentH. Morrison26 Jul 45 – 9 Mar 51
 Viscount Addison9 Mar 51 – 26 Oct 51
Lord ChancellorLord Jowitt27 Jul 45 – 26 Oct 51
Lord Privy SealA. Greenwood27 Jul 45 – 17 Apr 47
 Lord Inman17 Apr 47 – 7 Oct 47
 Viscount Addison7 Oct 47 – 9 Mar 51
 E. Bevin9 Mar 47 – 26 Apr 51
 R. Stokes26 Apr 51 – 26 Oct 51
Chancellor of the ExchequerH. Dalton27 Jul 45 – 13 Nov 47
 Sir S. Cripps13 Nov 47 – 19 Oct 50
 H. Gaitskell19 Oct 50 – 26 Oct 51
Minister for Economic AffairsSir S. Cripps29 Sep 47 – 13 Nov 47
Secretary of State for Foreign AffairsE. Bevin27 Jul 45 – 9 Mar 51
nbsp;H. Morrison9 Mar 51 – 26 Oct 51
Secretary of State for Home AffairsC. Ede3 Aug 45 – 26 Oct 51
First Lord of the AdmiraltyA. Alexander3 Aug 45 – 4 Oct 46
Minister of Agriculture and FisheriesT. Williams3 Aug 45 – 26 Oct 51
Secretary of State for AirViscount Stansgate3 Aug 45 – 4 Oct 46
Minister for Civil AviationLord Pakenham31 May 48 – 28 Feb 50
Secretary of State for the ColoniesG. Hall3 Aug 45 – 4 Oct 46
 A. Creech Jones4 Oct 46 – 28 Feb 50
 J. Griffiths28 Feb 50 – 26 Oct 51
Secretary of State for Commonwealth RelationsViscount Addison7 Jul 50 – 26 Oct 51 
 P. Noel-Baker7 Oct 47 – 28 Feb 50
 P. Gordon Walker28 Feb 50 – 26 Oct 51
Minister for DefenceC. Attlee27 Jul 45 – 20 Dec 46 
 A. Alexander20 Dec 46 – 28 Feb 50
 E. Shinwell28 Feb 50 – 26 Oct 51
Secretary of State for the DominionsViscount Addison3 Aug 45 – 7 Jul 47
Minister of EducationE. Wilkinson3 Aug 45 – 10 Feb 47
 G. Tomlinson10 Feb 47 – 26 Oct 51
Minister for Fuel and PowerE. Shinwell3 Aug 45 – 7 Oct 47
Minister of HealthA. Bevan3 Aug 45 – 17 Jan 51
Secretary of State for India and BurmaLord Pethick-Lawrence3 Aug 45 – 17 Apr 47
 Earl of Listowen17 Apr 47 – 26 Oct 51
Minister of Labour and National ServiceG. Isaacs3 Aug 45 – 17 Jan 51
 A. Bevan17 Jan 51 – 24 Apr 51
 A. Robens24 Apr 51 – 26 Oct 51
Chancellor of the Duchy of LancasterH. Dalton31 May 48 – 28 Feb 50
 Viscount Alexander28 Feb 50 – 26 Oct 51
Paymaster-GeneralA. Greenwood9 Jul 46 – 5 Mar 47
 Viscount Addison2 Jul 48 – 1 Apr 49
Minister without PortfolioA. Alexander4 Oct 46 – 20 Dec 46
 A. Greenwood17 Apr 47 – 29 Sep 47
Secretary of State for ScotlandJ. Westwood3 Aug 45 – 7 Oct 47
 A. Woodburn7 Oct 47 – 28 Feb 50
 H. McNeil28 Feb 50 – 26 Oct 51
Town and Country PlanningH. Dalton28 Feb 50 – 26 Oct 51
President of the Board of TradeSir S. Cripps27 Jul 45 – 29 Sep 47
 H. WIlson29 Sep 47 – 24 Apr 51
 Sir H. Shawcross24 Apr 51 – 26 Oct 51
Secretary of State for WarJ. Lawson3 Aug 45 – 4 Oct 46

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