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Home Office welcomes new ministers

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Home Secretary Theresa May welcomes Mark Harper MP, who joins as Immigration Minister, Jeremy Browne MP, who becomes Minister for Crime Prevention, and Lord Taylor of Holbeach who becomes Lords Minister and Minister for Criminal Information.

Damian Green MP remains at the department becoming Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (jointly with the Ministry of Justice) and James Brokenshire MP stays as Security Minister.

Delivering reform

Theresa May said: ‘I am pleased to be leading a talented and committed team of ministers as we continue to implement vital reforms to policing, crime and immigration.  We are freeing up the police to fight crime, securing the UK border and controlling immigration and keeping the country safe against the threat of terrorism.’

Under the changes announced by Prime Minister David Cameron, responsibility for Women and Equalities transfers to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 

Lynne Featherstone has left the Home Office to become a Minister at the Department for International Development while former Home Office ministers Nick Herbert and Lord Henley have left the government.

The new Home Office team is:

Home Secretary - Rt Hon Theresa May MP
Overall Responsibility for all Home Office business

Minister of State - Rt Hon Damian Green MP
Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice (joint with Ministry of Justice)

Minister of State - Mark Harper MP
Immigration Minister

Minister of State - Jeremy Browne MP
Minister for Crime Prevention

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - James Brokenshire MP
Security Minister

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - Lord Taylor (of Holbeach)
Lords Minister and Minister for Criminal Information