• Post January 1, 1982 April 6, 1982
  • Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher
  • Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe Sir Geoffrey Howe
  • Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson Nigel Lawson
  • Chief Secretary to the Treasury Peter Rees Peter Rees
  • Home Secretary Leon Brittan Leon Brittan
  • Secretary of State for the Environment Patrick Jenkin Patrick Jenkin
  • Secretary of State for Defence Michael Heseltine Michael Heseltine
  • Secretary of State for Employment Tom King Tom King
  • Secretary of State for Education and Science Sir Keith Joseph Sir Keith Joseph
  • Secretary of State for Trade & Industry Norman Tebbit Norman Tebbit
  • Secretary of State for Energy Peter Walker Peter Walker
  • Secretary of State for Health and Social Security Norman Fowler Norman Fowler
  • Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Prior Douglas Hurd
  • Secretary of State for Scotland George Younger George Younger
  • Secretary of State for Wales Nicholas Edwards Nicholas Edwards
  • Secretary of State for Transport Nicholas Ridley Nicholas Ridley
  • Lord Chancellor Lord Hailsham Lord Hailsham
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords Lord Whitelaw Lord Whitelaw
  • Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons John Biffen John Biffen
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Lord Cockfield Earl of Gowrie
  • Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food Michael Jopling Michael Jopling
  • Minister for the Arts Earl of Gowrie (Office not in Cabinet)
  • Minister without Portfolio  Lord Young