Edward de Minckwitz

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Edward de Minckwitz is a special adviser to prime minister Theresa May and head of briefing at Number 10, appointed in September 2016. In this role, his responsibilities include ensuring cabinet ministers take a uniform position in defending the government's record and attacking the opposition. [1]

As of December 2016, his annual salary is £65,000. [2]

Minckwitz is a former aide to David Cameron and previously worked in the Conservative Research Department.


  1. Andrew Smith, Theresa May’s strategy and political teams, Weber Shandwick, 30 September 2016, accessed 13 January 2017.
  2. List of special advisers in post as at 21st December 2016, GOV.uk, accessed 12 January.