Press release

Ministerial appointments: 9 November 2017

The Queen has approved a number of appointments to government.

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The Queen has been pleased to approve the following appointments:

  • Penny Mordaunt MP as Secretary of State for International Development.
  • Sarah Newton MP as Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions.
  • Victoria Atkins MP as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office.

Further information

  • Penny Mordaunt MP was previously Minister of State for Department for Work and Pensions
  • Sarah Newton MP was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office.
Published 9 November 2017