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Ministerial appointments: 11 August 2014

Two new ministerial appointments have been announced.

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The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve the following ministerial appointments:

  • James Duddridge MP has been appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office following the departure from government of Mark Simmonds MP

  • Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth has been appointed as a Government Whip, House of Lords (Lord in Waiting)

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Lord Bourne replaces Lord Bates, who was last week appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office.

Published 11 August 2014