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Ministerial appointments: 7 October 2013

The Prime Minister has made some new ministerial appointments.

Following The Queen’s approval of the ministerial appointments and resignations announced today (7 October 2013), the government is made up as follows:

This document was amended on 16 October with an updated list of ministers to reflect later appointments.

Appointments

Ministerial appointments of 7 October 2013 (in the order in which they were announced):

  • Alistair Carmichael appointed as Secretary of State for Scotland
  • Don Foster appointed as Comptroller of HM Household (Liberal Democrat Chief Whip)
  • Greg Hands confirmed as Treasurer of HM Household (Deputy Chief Whip)
  • Esther McVey appointed as Minister of State (Employment) at Department for Work & Pensions
  • Greg Clark appointed as Minister of State (Cities and Constitution) at Cabinet Office
  • Mike Penning appointed as Minister of State at Department for Work & Pensions
  • Sajid Javid appointed as Financial Secretary to the Treasury
  • Nicky Morgan appointed as Economic Secretary at HM Treasury
  • Andrew Robathan appointed as Minister of State at Northern Ireland Office
  • Matt Hancock appointed as Minister of State for Skills & Enterprise jointly at Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and Department for Education
  • Helen Grant appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Sport and Equalities) at Department for Culture, Media & Sport
  • Baroness Kramer appointed as Minister of State at Department for Transport
  • Hugh Robertson appointed as Minister of State at Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Norman Baker appointed as Minister of State at Home Office
  • Shailesh Vara appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Ministry of Justice
  • George Eustice appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Robert Goodwill appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Department for Transport
  • Baroness Stowell appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Dan Rogerson appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Stephen Williams appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Jane Ellison appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Department of Health
  • Anna Soubry appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Ministry of Defence
  • Kris Hopkins appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary at Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Karen Bradley and Sam Gyimah appointed as Whips (Lord Commissioners)
  • Amber Rudd, Claire Perry, Gavin Barwell and John Penrose appointed as Assistant Whips
  • Baroness Jolly appointed as a Whip in the House of Lords
  • Desmond Swayne appointed as Vice Chamberlain of HM Household (Senior Whip)
  • Gavin Williamson to be new Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister
  • Lord Bates appointed as a Lords Whip (Lord in Waiting)

An updated list of ministers is published on the ministers page.

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