Second Pitt ministry
1804–1806
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

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.

Cabinet

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
William Pitt the Younger*10 May 1804 (1804-05-10)23 January 1806 (1806-01-23) Tory
Lord ChancellorThe Lord Eldon14 April 1801 (1801-04-14)7 February 1806 (1806-02-07) Tory
Lord President of the CouncilThe Duke of Portland30 July 1801 (1801-07-30)14 January 1805 (1805-01-14) Tory
The Viscount Sidmouth14 January 1805 (1805-01-14)10 July 1805 (1805-07-10) Tory
The Earl Camden10 July 1805 (1805-07-10)19 February 1806 (1806-02-19) Tory
Lord Privy SealThe Earl of Westmorland14 February 1798 (1798-02-14)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
Secretary of State for Foreign AffairsThe Lord Harrowby14 May 1804 (1804-05-14)11 January 1805 (1805-01-11) Tory
The Lord Mulgrave11 January 1805 (1805-01-11)7 February 1806 (1806-02-07) Tory
Secretary of State for the Home DepartmentThe Lord Hawkesbury12 May 1804 (1804-05-12)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
Secretary of State for War and the ColoniesThe Earl Camden14 May 1804 (1804-05-14)10 July 1805 (1805-07-10) Tory
Viscount Castlereagh10 July 1805 (1805-07-10)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
First Lord of the AdmiraltyThe Viscount Melville1804 (1804)1805 (1805) Tory
The Lord Barham1805 (1805)1806 (1806) Tory
Master-General of the OrdnanceThe Earl of Chatham1801 (1801)1806 (1806) Independent
President of the Board of TradeThe Duke of Montrose7 June 1804 (1804-06-07)5 February 1806 (1806-02-05) Tory
President of the Board of ControlViscount Castlereagh2 July 1802 (1802-07-02)11 February 1806 (1806-02-11) Tory
Chancellor of the Duchy of LancasterThe Lord Mulgrave6 June 1804 (1804-06-06)14 January 1805 (1805-01-14) Tory
The Earl of Buckinghamshire14 January 1805 (1805-01-14)10 July 1805 (1805-07-10) Tory
The Lord Harrowby10 July 1805 (1805-07-10)12 February 1806 (1806-02-12) Tory
Minister without PortfolioThe Duke of PortlandJanuary 1805 (1805-01)February 1806 (1806-02) Tory

Changes

References

  • 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 byAddington ministry Government of the United Kingdom 1804–1806 Succeeded byMinistry of All the Talents