Ministerial role

Minister of State (Minister for Defence Procurement)


The Minister for Defence Procurement is responsible for the Defence Equipment Plan, relations with defence industry and exports, science and technology.

Responsibilities include:

  • delivery of the Equipment Plan
  • nuclear enterprise
  • Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) reform
  • defence exports
  • innovation
  • defence science and technology including Dstl
  • information computer technology
  • the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO)
  • DIO estates and investment
  • environment and sustainability

Current role holder: Jeremy Quin MP

Jeremy Quin was appointed Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence on 13 February 2020.

He was previously Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office from 16 December 2019 to 13 February 2020 and Comptroller of HM Household (Government Whip), Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) and an Assistant Government Whip.

Co-Chair of The Inclusive Economy Partnership.

Previous holders of this role

  1. James Heappey MP

    • 2019 to 2020
  2. Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP

    • 2019 to 2019
  3. Stuart Andrew MP

    • 2018 to 2019
  4. Guto Bebb

    • 2018 to 2018


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