This Note lists Parliamentary Private Secretaries to successive Prime Ministers from 1906.Jump to full report >>
Parliamentary Private Secretaries (PPSs) are not members of the Government although they do have responsibilities and restrictions as defined by the Ministerial Code available on the Cabinet Office website.
The Commons Library briefing on Parliamentary Private Secretaries contains information on the history and development of the position of Parliamentary Private Secretary in general as well as discussing the role and functions of the post and the limitations placed upon its holders.
Any comments or corrections to the lists would be gratefully received and should be sent to: Parliamentary Information Lists Editor, Parliament & Constitution Centre, House of Commons, London SW1A OAA.
Commons Briefing papers SN06579
Author: Sarah Priddy
Topic: Members of Parliament