The UK Cabinet Secretary is a civil servant with "overall responsibility for ensuring that the Civil Service provides effective and efficient support to the Prime Minister and the Government."
List of Cabinet Secretaries
- Sir Maurice Hankey 1916-1938
- Sir Edward Bridges 1938-1947
- Sir Norman Brook 1947-1963
- Sir Burke Trend 1963-1973
- Sir J. Hunt 1973-1979
- Sir Robert Armstrong 1979-1988
- Sir Robin Butler 1988-1998
- Sir Richard Wilson 1998-2002
- Sir Andrew Turnbull 2002-2005
- Sir Gus O'Donnell 2005-11
- Sir Jeremy Heywood, appointed January 2012
- Sir Gus O'Donnell, civilservice.gov.uk, accessed 11 April 2011.
- David Butler and Gareth Butler, Twentieth Century British Political Facts 1900-2000, Macmillan, 2000, p.41.