Who has been foreign secretary UK?

Who was foreign secretary under Thatcher?


Office Name Date
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs The Lord Carrington 5 May 1979
Francis Pym 5 April 1982
Sir Geoffrey Howe 11 June 1983
John Major 14 June 1989

Who was foreign secretary before Raab?

Dominic Raab

The Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP
Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Preceded by Jeremy Hunt
Succeeded by Liz Truss
Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

Who was the first woman foreign secretary?

Chokila Iyer is an Indian foreign service officer and India’s first female foreign secretary. She took charge on 14 March 2001 replacing Mr. Lalit Mansingh.

Who was foreign secretary in 2001?

Robert Finlayson Cook (28 February 1946 – 6 August 2005) was a British Labour Party politician, who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Livingston from 1983 until his death and served in the Cabinet as Foreign Secretary from 1997 until 2001, when he was replaced by Jack Straw.

Who was Margaret Thatcher’s right hand man?

Bernard Ingham

Sir Bernard Ingham
In office 1979 – 28 November 1990
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Preceded by Henry James
Succeeded by Gus O’Donnell

Who was Foreign Secretary in 1940?

Anthony Eden

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The Right Honourable The Earl of Avon KG MC PC
Monarch Elizabeth II
Preceded by Winston Churchill
Succeeded by Harold Macmillan
Leader of the Conservative Party

Who is the foreign secretary now?

The performance of the secretary of state is also scrutinised by the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. The foreign secretary position is currently held by Liz Truss MP after her appointment in the September 2021 cabinet reshuffle.

Who is harsh V Singla?

Harsh Vardhan Shringla (born 1962) is an Indian Foreign Service Officer serving as the 33rd and current Foreign Secretary of India, since 29 January 2020. He previously served as the Ambassador of India to the United States of America, High Commissioner to Bangladesh and Ambassador to Thailand.

Who was the first foreign minister?

List of Foreign Ministers

Name Term of office
1 Jawaharlal Nehru 15 August 1947
2 Gulzarilal Nanda 27 May 1964
3 Lal Bahadur Shastri 9 June 1964
4 Swaran Singh 18 July 1964