Secretary of State for Education

President of the Board of EducationSecretary of State for Education and ScienceEducation SecretarySecretary of State for Education and SkillsSecretary of State for Education and EmploymentMinister of EducationVice-President of the Committee on EducationVice-President of the Committee of the Council on EducationSecretary of StateEducation Minister
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Education (frequently shortened to the Education Secretary) is the chief minister of the Department for Education in the United Kingdom government.wikipedia
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Education Act 1944

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The Education Act 1944 replaced the Board of Education with a new Ministry of Education.
It is also known as the "Butler Act" after the President of the Board of Education, R. A. Butler.

Secretary of State for Employment

Minister of LabourDepartment of EmploymentMinister of Labour and National Service
In 1995 the department merged with the Department of Employment to become the Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) and in 2001 the employment functions were transferred to a newly created Department for Work and Pensions, with the DfEE becoming the Department for Education and Skills (DfES).
In 1995 it was merged with Secretary of State for Education to make the Secretary of State for Education and Employment.

Justine Greening

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From 14 July 2016 to January 8, 2018 the post was held by Justine Greening, as her predecessor, Nicky Morgan, was sacked by Theresa May.
Justine Greening (born 30 April 1969) is a British politician who served as Secretary of State for Education from 2016 to 2018 and as Member of Parliament (MP) for Putney from 2005 to 2019.

Nicky Morgan

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From 14 July 2016 to January 8, 2018 the post was held by Justine Greening, as her predecessor, Nicky Morgan, was sacked by Theresa May.
Morgan served as Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities from 2014 until 2016; the then-new Prime Minister Theresa May removed her from these positions.

Department for Education and Skills (United Kingdom)

Department for Education and SkillsDepartment of Education and ScienceDfES
In 1995 the department merged with the Department of Employment to become the Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) and in 2001 the employment functions were transferred to a newly created Department for Work and Pensions, with the DfEE becoming the Department for Education and Skills (DfES). The Department of Education and Science was created in 1964 with the merger of the offices of Minister of Education and the Minister of Science.
The department was led by Secretary of State for Education and Skills.

Charles Adderley, 1st Baron Norton

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Adderley's ministerial career began in 1858, when he was appointed President of the Board of Health and Vice-President of the Committee of the Council on Education in Lord Derby's short ministry.

John Eldon Gorst

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He served as Solicitor General for England and Wales from 1885 to 1886 and as Vice-President of the Committee on Education between 1895 and 1902.

Secretary of State (United Kingdom)

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The members of the committee were the Lord President of the Council, the Secretaries of State, the First Lord of the Treasury, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Sir Arthur Dyke Acland, 13th Baronet

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He is best remembered for his involvement in education, serving as Vice-President of the Council of Education under William Ewart Gladstone and the Earl of Rosebery between 1892 and 1895.

Charles Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry

The Marquess of LondonderryLord LondonderryViscount Castlereagh
He later held office as Postmaster General between 1900 and 1902 and as President of the Board of Education between 1902 and 1905.

Reginald McKenna

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His first Cabinet post under Henry Campbell-Bannerman was as President of the Board of Education, after which he served as First Lord of the Admiralty.

United Kingdom

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Whilst education in England is the responsibility of the Secretary of State for Education, the day-to-day administration and funding of state schools is the responsibility of local authorities.

H. A. L. Fisher

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He served as President of the Board of Education in David Lloyd George's 1916 to 1922 coalition government.

Lord George Hamilton

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He served under Benjamin Disraeli as Under-Secretary of State for India from 1874 to 1878 and as Vice-President of the Committee on Education from 1878 to 1880 and was sworn of the Privy Council in 1878.

Sir Charles Trevelyan, 3rd Baronet

Charles TrevelyanSir Charles TrevelyanCharles Philips Trevelyan
He served as President of the Board of Education in 1924 and between 1929 and 1931 in the first two Labour administrations of Ramsay MacDonald.

Henry Holland, 1st Viscount Knutsford

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In Lord Salisbury's first administration (1885–1886), Knutsford served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury and then as Vice President of the Committee of Council on Education.

Augustine Birrell

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In December 1905 Birrell was included in the cabinet of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman as President of the Board of Education, and that month he was sworn of the Privy Council.

Walter Runciman, 1st Viscount Runciman of Doxford

Walter RuncimanLord RuncimanRt Hon. Walter Runciman
In April of the latter year he was sworn of the Privy Council and appointed to his first Cabinet post, President of the Board of Education, by the new prime minister, H. H. Asquith, which position he retained for three years.

Eustace Percy, 1st Baron Percy of Newcastle

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He most notably served as President of the Board of Education under Stanley Baldwin between 1924 and 1929.

Hastings Lees-Smith

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Hastings Bertrand Lees-Smith PC (26 January 1878 – 18 December 1941) was a British Liberal turned Labour politician who was briefly in the cabinet as President of the Board of Education in 1931.

Robert Lowe

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In 1859, Lowe went to the Education Office as Vice-President of the Committee of the Council on Education in Lord Palmerston's ministry; there he pursued a vigorous policy, insisting on payment by results, and bringing in the revised code (1862), which embodied this principle and made an examination in "the three R's" the test for grants of public money.

Henry Lowry-Corry (1803–1873)

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Under Lord Derby between 1858 and 1859 and as Vice-President of the Committee on Education between 1867 and 1867.

Donald Maclean (British politician)

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He was Leader of the Opposition between 1918 and 1920 and served in Ramsay MacDonald's National Government as President of the Board of Education from 1931 until his death in June that following year.