Who was foreign secretary under Blair?
|The Right Honourable Robin Cook|
|Succeeded by||Jack Straw|
|Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs|
|In office 20 October 1994 – 2 May 1997|
Who was the first foreign secretary?
Foreign Secretary (India)
|Foreign Secretary of India|
|Inaugural holder||K. P. S. Menon, ICS|
|Formation||16 April 1948|
|Salary||₹225,000 (US$3,000) monthly|
|Website||Ministry of External Affairs|
Who was foreign secretary in 1956?
|The Right Honourable The Earl of Avon KG MC PC|
|In office 6 April 1955 – 9 January 1957|
|Preceded by||Winston Churchill|
|Succeeded by||Harold Macmillan|
Who is the foreign secretary?
The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP
Elizabeth Truss was appointed Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs on 15 September 2021.
Who was Tony Blair’s health secretary?
Alan Milburn becomes Health Secretary.
Why did Clare Short resign?
Short remained in the Cabinet for two months after her decision to back the 2003 Iraq War. She resigned on 12 May. Her letter stated: “In both the run-up to the war and now, I think the UK is making grave errors in providing cover for the US mistakes rather than helping an old friend…