The Cabinet, Mr William Whitelaw seated next to the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The full Conservative Cabinet line up. Front Row L-R: Peter Walker (Agriculture); James Prior (Northern Ireland); Sir Keith Joseph (Education & Science); Lord Carrington (Foreign Secretary); William Whitelaw (Home Secretary); Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister), Lord Hailsham (Lord Chancellor); Sir Geoffrey Howe (Chancellor of the Exchequer); Francis Pym (Lord President); John Nott (Defence) and Michael Heseltine (Environment). Back Row L-R: Michael Jopling (Chief Whip); Norman Tebbit (Employment); Baroness Young (Chancellor, Duchy of Lancaster); Norman Fowler (Social Services); John Biffen (Trade); Humphrey Atkins (Privy Seal); George Younger (Scotland); Nicholas Edwards (Wales); Patrick Jenkin (Industry); David Howell (Transport); Leon Brittan (Chief Secretary); Nigel Lawson (Energy); Cecil Parkinson (Paymaster General ) and Sir Robert Armstrong (Cabinet Secretary).
Order of the Garter ceremony
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh sit with the Knights and Ladies of the Garter in the Waterloo Room at Windsor Castle before a Garter Service at St George's Chapel in the castle grounds. * The Knights and Ladies, with the Officers of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, are, from left: front row: The Duke of Grafton, The King of Spain, The Queen of Denmark, The Duke of Gloucester, The Princess Royal, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Kent, Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, The Queen of the Netherlands, The King of Norway. Second row: Page of Honour The Honorable John Bowes-Lyon, Black Rod Sir Michael Willcocks, Sir Edward Heath, The Duke of Devonshire, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, The Duke of Wellington, The Chancellor Lord Carrington, Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne, Lord Bramall, Viscount Ridley, Lord Kingsdown, Baroness Thatcher, Garter Peter Gwynn-Jones, Page of Honour Lord Carnegie. Third row: Lord Inge, The Duke of Abercorn, Lord Ashburton, The Register The Dean of Windsor, Sir Edmund Hillary, The Prelate The Bishop of Winchester, Sir Timothy Coleman, The Secretary Hubert Chesshyre, Sir William Gladstone and Sir Anthony Acland.
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The new Cabinet of Mrs Thatcher's Conservative government. *Standing from left, Chief Whip, Mr John Wakeham ; Agriculture Minister, Mr Michael Jopling ; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Lord Cockfield ; Employment Secretary, Mr Norman Tebbit ; Lord Privy Seal, Mr John Biffen ; Welsh Secretary, Mr Nicholas Edwards ; Environment Secretary, Mr Patrick Jenkin ; Social Services Secretary, Mr Norman Fowler ; Trade and Industry Secretary, Mr Cecil Parkinson ; Transport Secretary, Mr Tom King ; Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Mr Peter Rees ; and Secretary to to the Cabinet, Sir Robert Armstrong. Seated from left, Defence Secretary Mr Michael Heseltine ; Northern Ireland Secretary Mr James Prior ; Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Nigel Lawson ; Foreign Secretary, Sir Geoffrey Howe ; Lord President, Viscount Whitelaw ; Premier Mrs Margaret Thatcher ; Lord Chancellor, Lord Hailsham ; Home Secretary, Mr Leon Brittan ; Education Secretary, Sir Keith Jospeh ; Energy Secretary, Mr Peter Walker ; and Scottish Secretary, Mr George Younger.
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