Minister of State for Education

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Minister of State for Education
Incumbent
Lucy Napier MHA

since 16 March 2016
Style The Right Honourable
Nominator Matthew Jones
Appointer James II
Term length At His Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holder Willoughby Pearson
Formation 6 December 1880[1]
Salary £5,918[2] (7th)

The Minister of State for Education is a cabinet portfolio in the Guelphian government responsible for the Ministry of Education. The post was established by the newly formed Liberal government of Bernard Clifton in December 1880. The current Education Minister is Lucy Napier MHA from the Democratic Party.

List of Ministers of State for Education

# Name
(Birth–Death)
Electoral district
Party affiliation In office Duration Chief Secretary Cabinet ministries
1 Willoughby Pearson
(22 March 1830 – 9 August 1910)
MHA for Deverauxshire
Liberal Party 6 December 1880 - 1 November 1886 5 years, 10 months, 26 days[3] Bernard Clifton 13th; 14th
Michael Eastley
(24 July 1870 – 27 November 1954)
Senator by appointment
Liberal Party 29 April 1929 – 20 March 1932 2 years, 10 months, 21 days William Burdett 30th
Sir Rex Jennings
(3 November 1888 – 28 May 1961)
MHA for East Deverauxshire
Country Party 20 March 1972 – 5 October 1977 5 years, 6 months, 16 days Donald Burleigh 31st; 32nd
National Party[4]
Gerard Fletcher
(3 November 1888 – 28 May 1961)
MHA for Beaufortshire South
National Party 5 October 1937 – 1 December 1940 3 years, 1 month, 27 days 32nd; 33rd
Sir Matthew Simmons
(25 April 1896 – 19 February 1975)
MHA for Williamsdene
National Party 1 December 1940 – 11 October 1943 2 years, 10 months, 11 days 34th
Stephan Carmody
(6 March 1904 – 6 October 1993)
MHA for Lunenborough East
National Party 11 October 1943 – 29 January 1946 2 years, 3 months, 19 days 35th
Andrew Hartnell
(29 January 1902 – 21 November 1985)
Senator by appointment
National Party 29 January – 20 October 1946 8 months and 22 days Peter Wright 35th
Tony Blake
(8 August 1905 – 27 December 1959)
MHA for Rous Hill
Labour Party 20 October 1946 – 14 November 1949 3 years, 26 days Peter Sims 36th
Jeremy Coleman
(30 January 1907 – 24 October 1999)
MHA for Homeleigh
Labour Party 14 November 1949 – 5 February 1951 1 year, 2 months, 23 days 37th
Michael Price
(10 June 1908 – 9 March 1999)
MHA for Ashley
Labour Party 5 February 1951 – 6 October 1952 1 year, 8 months, 2 days
John Collier
(14 April 1920 – 24 May 2005)
MHA for Regentsmere
National Party 6 October 1952 – 4 December 1955 3 years, 1 month, 29 days Rob Kettering 38th
Charles Kenrick
(25 May 1916 – 27 July 2001)
MHA for Philipstown
National Party 4 December 1955 – 4 April 1957 1 year, 4 months, 1 day 39th
Mark Attfield
(24 December 1919 – 10 April 2001)
Senator by appointment
National Party 4 April 1957 – 26 August 1959 2 years, 4 months, 23 days 39th; 40th
Jacob Meyer
(16 November 1922 – 19 May 2011)
MHA for Kingsbury South
National Party 26 August 1959 – 23 April 1961 1 year, 7 months, 29 days Tony Hendon 40th
Paul Burt
(27 February 1907 – 24 August 2009)
MHA for Stanley
Democratic Party 23 April 1961 – 12 March 1963 1 year, 10 months, 18 days Jonathan Braddock 41st
Greta Beresford
(31 March 1910 – 24 September 2009)
MHA for Port Frederick
Democratic Party 12 March 1963 – 22 February 1966 2 years, 11 months, 11 days 42nd
Antonia Davidson
(born 27 May 1928)
MHA for Philipstown
Democratic Party 22 February 1966 – 11 November 1970 4 years, 8 months, 21 days 43rd; 44th
Oliver Merrilees
(born 4 April 1928)
Senator by appointment
Democratic Party 11 November 1970 – 6 March 1975 4 years, 3 months, 23 days 44th; 45th
Mary Pate
(born 2 February 1930)
MHA for Williamsdene North
Democratic Party 6 March – 27 July 1975 4 months and 22 days Jason Olsen
James Smith
(born 22 January 1931)
MHA for Earnestvale
National Party 27 July 1975 – 28 November 1977 2 years, 4 months, 2 days Jacob Meyer 46th
Robert Howard
(born 10 February 1936)
MHA for Ashford
National Party 28 November 1977 – 6 March 1979 1 year, 3 months, 7 days
The Lord Myles
(born 1 September 1936)
Senator as a representative peer
National Party 6 March 1979 – 20 April 1980 1 year, 1 month, 15 days 47th
Mark Humphrey
(born 18 September 1939)
MHA for Frederick Heights
Democratic Party 20 April 1980 – 11 March 1984 3 years, 10 months and 21 days Antonia Davidson 48th
Imogen Griffith
(born 22 September 1978)
MHA for Corfe Harbour West
National Party 11 March 1984 – 26 November 1986 2 years, 11 days Phillip Corbett[5] 49th
Cassandra Yee
Yvonne Gates
Quentin Badcock
(born 21 October 1940)
Senator by appointment
Democratic Party 26 November 1986 – 7 March 1988 1 year, 2 months, 11 days Antonia Davidson
Rachael Clement
(born 1 February 1935)
MHA for Swanbrook Central
Social Democratic Labour Party[6] 7 March 1988 – 16 March 1992 4 years, 9 days Antonia Davidson 50th
Ken Jackson-Jones
(23 March 1937 – 22 November 2011)
MHA for West Shore
National Party 16 March 1992 – 9 March 1996 3 years, 11 months, 24 days John Tudor 51st
John Grant
(born 6 August 1926)
MHA for Poundyard Bay West
National Party 9 March 1996 – 13 March 2000 4 years, 4 days 52nd
Sebastian Vincent
(born 18 June 1945)
MHA for Sapphire Beach
Democratic Party 13 March 2000 – 15 March 2004 4 years, 2 days Bill Howlett 53rd
Toby Underwood
(born 24 June 1943)
MHA for Ashmarsh South
National Party 15 March 2004 – 10 March 2008 3 years, 11 months, 25 days Jim Goodwin 54th
Tim Orland
(born 27 August 1956)
MHA for Willowdene
National Party 10 March 2008 – 13 March 2012 4 years, 3 days 55th
Amanda Sutton
(born 3 June 1962)
MHA for Emmaville
Democratic Party 13 March 2012 – 16 March 2016 4 years, 3 days Matthew Jones 56th
Lucy Napier
(born 10 January 1958)
MHA for Kingsbury Plumpton
Democratic Party 16 March 2016 – Present Incumbent 57th

See also

References and notes

  1. The Ministry of Education was established by way of an Order-in-Council at a meeting of Executive Council held on 6 December 1880
  2. The salary of the Minister of State for Education is derived from his position as a member of Parliament and as a holder of a ministerial office. As of the opening of the 56th Parliament, all Senators and MHAs receive a salary of £1,170, plus a £47 per sitting day (not including a per diem amount for expenses). In addition, the Minister of State for Education receives an additional salary of £918.
  3. Pearson's term of 5 years, 10 months, and 26 days makes him the longest serving Minister for Education in Guelphia.
  4. The Conservative Party merged with Country Party to form the National Party on the 30 April 1935.
  5. Phillip Corbett died in office on the 3 August 1984.
  6. The Democratic Party and Social Democratic Labour Party formed a coalition in the aftermath of the Banks Scandal in December 1986. The coalition endured until the 1992 election, when it was defeated by the National Party.

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