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New ministerial appointments

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

Details of ministerial appointments have been announced.

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Following the decision of the Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP to resign from the government, The Queen has been pleased to approve the following ministerial appointments:

  • Ed Davey MP to become Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
  • Norman Lamb MP to become a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Jenny Willott MP to become an Assistant Government Whip
Published 3 February 2012