3 new ministerial appointments have been announced.

The Queen has been pleased to approve the following ministerial appointments.

  • Sajid Javid MP to be Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; and Minister for Equalities

  • Nicky Morgan MP to be Financial Secretary to the Treasury; and Minister for Women (attending Cabinet). The Queen has also been pleased to approve the appointment of Nicky Morgan to Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council

  • Andrea Leadsom MP to be Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Further information

Sajid Javid MP was previously Financial Secretary to the Treasury. Ministers are appointed to Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council on appointment to the Cabinet.

Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP was previously Economic Secretary to the Treasury. As part of her ministerial responsibilities Nicky Morgan will also report directly to the Prime Minister on women’s issues.

Andrea Leadsom MP enters government.

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