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Parliamentary Private Secretaries to Prime Ministers since 1906

Published Thursday, August 15, 2019

This List notes Parliamentary Private Secretaries to successive Prime Ministers from 1906.

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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.

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This series of publications contains data on various subjects relating to Parliament and Government. Topics include legislation, MPs, select committees, debates, divisions and Parliamentary procedure.


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Commons Briefing papers SN06579

Author: Sarah Priddy

Topic: Members of Parliament

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