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Minister of State for Immigration

Minister of State for Immigration
Home Office
Appointer David Cameron
Inaugural holder The Rt Hon. Timoth Raison
Formation 4 May 1979
Website www.homeoffice.gov.uk

The Minister of State for Immigration was a Minister of State in the Home Office of the Government of the United Kingdom. The position was merged with that of Minister for Security following the resignation of Mark Harper MP after a scandal on 8 February 2014. The new position of Minister for Security and Immigration is held by James Brokenshire MP.

Ministers of State for Immigration

Name Portrait Term of office Political party Notes
Tim Raison 6 May 1979 6 January 1983 Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for the Immigration and Nationality Department
David Waddington 6 January 1983 13 June 1987 Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for the Immigration and Nationality Department
Tim Renton 13 June 1987 25 July 1989 Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for the Immigration and Nationality Department
Peter Lloyd 25 July 1989 15 April 1992 Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for the Immigration and Nationality Department
Charles Wardle 15 April 1992 20 July 1994 Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for the Immigration and Nationality Department
Emily Blatch 20 July 1994 2 May 1997 Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for the Immigration and Nationality Department
Michael O'Brien 5 May 1997 28 July 1999 Labour Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Immigration
Barbara Roche 28 July 1999 11 June 2001 Labour Minister of State for Asylum and Immigration
Lord Rooker 11 June 2001 29 May 2002 Labour
Beverley Hughes 29 May 2002 1 April 2004 Labour Minister of State for Citizenship, Immigration and Community Cohesion (2002-2003)
Minister of State for Citizenship, Immigration and Counter-Terrorism (2003-2004) [1]
Resigned over illegal immigration visa scandal[2]
Des Browne 1 April 2004 6 May 2005 Labour Minister of State for Citizenship, Immigration and Nationality[3]
Tony McNulty 16 May 2005 23 May 2006 Labour Minister of State for Immigration, Citizenship and Nationality[4]
Liam Byrne 23 May 2006 3 October 2008 Labour Minister of State for Citizenship, Immigration and Nationality (2006-2007)
Minister of State for Borders and Immigration (2007-2008)[5]
Phil Woolas 3 October 2008 11 May 2010 Labour Minister of State for Borders and Immigration
Damian Green 13 May 2010 4 September 2012 Conservative Minister of State for Immigration[6][7]
Mark Harper 4 September 2012 8 February 2014 Conservative Minister of State for Immigration

References

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  2. ^ Hughes resigns over visa scam row
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  6. ^ Page 40[5]
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