Second Pitt ministry

William Pitt the Younger reassumed the premiership of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1804, succeeding Henry Addington as First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer. His second ministry was cut short with his premature death in 1806.

Second Pitt ministry
1804–1806
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Pitt by John Hoppner
Date formed10 May 1804 (1804-05-10)
Date dissolved23 January 1806 (1806-01-23)
People and organisations
MonarchGeorge III
Prime MinisterWilliam Pitt the Younger
Total no. of members19 appointments
Member partiesTory Party
Status in legislatureMajority
Opposition partyWhig Party
Opposition leaders
History
Legislature term(s)2nd UK Parliament
PredecessorAddington ministry
SuccessorMinistry of All the Talents

CabinetEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
*10 May 1804 (1804-05-10)23 January 1806 (1806-01-23) Tory
Lord Chancellor14 April 1801 (1801-04-14)7 February 1806 (1806-02-07) Tory
Lord President of the Council30 July 1801 (1801-07-30)14 January 1805 (1805-01-14) Tory
14 January 1805 (1805-01-14)10 July 1805 (1805-07-10) Tory
10 July 1805 (1805-07-10)19 February 1806 (1806-02-19) Tory
Lord Privy Seal14 February 1798 (1798-02-14)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs14 May 1804 (1804-05-14)11 January 1805 (1805-01-11) Tory
11 January 1805 (1805-01-11)7 February 1806 (1806-02-07) Tory
Secretary of State for the Home Department12 May 1804 (1804-05-12)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies
The Earl Camden
14 May 1804 (1804-05-14)10 July 1805 (1805-07-10) Tory
10 July 1805 (1805-07-10)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
First Lord of the Admiralty1804 (1804)1805 (1805) Tory
1805 (1805)1806 (1806) Tory
Master-General of the Ordnance1801 (1801)1806 (1806) Independent
President of the Board of Trade7 June 1804 (1804-06-07)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
President of the Board of Control
Viscount Castlereagh
2 July 1802 (1802-07-02)11 February 1806 (1806-02-11) Tory
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
The Lord Mulgrave
6 June 1804 (1804-06-06)14 January 1805 (1805-01-14) Tory
14 January 1805 (1805-01-14)10 July 1805 (1805-07-10) Tory
The Lord Harrowby
10 July 1805 (1805-07-10)12 February 1806 (1806-02-12) Tory
Minister without Portfolio
The Duke of Portland
January 1805 (1805-01)February 1806 (1806-02) Tory

ChangesEdit

  • January 1805 –
  • April 1805 – Lord Barham succeeds Lord Melville as First Lord of the Admiralty.
  • July 1805 –
    • Lord Harrowby succeeds Lord Buckinghamshire as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
    • Lord Camden succeeds Lord Sidmouth as Lord President.
    • Lord Castlereagh succeeds Camden as Colonial Secretary. He remains at the Board of Control.

ReferencesEdit

  • Cook, Chris; Stevenson, John (1980). British Historical Facts: 1760–1830. Palgrave Macmillan UK. ISBN 978-0-333-21512-8.
  • Fisher, David R. "The 'New Opposition', 1801–4". The History of Parliament. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
Preceded by Government of the United Kingdom
1804–1806
Succeeded by