|Flag of the Admiralty Board|
|Headquarters||Whitehall, Westminster, London|
|Agency executive|| The Rt Hon. Philip Hammond -|
Secretary of State for Defence
Admiralty Board Chairman
|Parent agency||Ministry of Defence|
- For the Admiralty Board of Imperial Russia, see Admiralty Board (Russia).
The Admiralty Board is the body established under the Defence Council of the United Kingdom for the administration of the Naval Service of the United Kingdom. It meets formally only twice a year, and the day-to-day running of the Royal Navy is conducted by the Navy Board, which does not include any ministers.
The board is chaired by the Secretary of State for Defence and includes the professional heads of the navy, as well as various ministers and civil servants of the Ministry of Defence.
Membership of the BoardEdit
- Secretary of State for Defence
- Minister of State for the Armed Forces
- Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence
- Second Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Defence and Secretary of the Admiralty Board
- Royal Navy
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