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Ministerial Appointments

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

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