Details of Ministerial appointments have been announced.
Following the resignation from Government of the Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, The Queen has been pleased to approve the following appointments:
- the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, currently Secretary of State for Transport, to become Secretary of State for Defence
- Justine Greening MP, currently Economic Secretary at HM Treasury, to become Secretary of State for Transport
- Chloe Smith MP, currently an Assistant Whip in the House of Commons, to become Economic Secretary at HM Treasury
- Greg Hands MP to become an Assistant Whip in the House of Commons