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New Secretary of State for International Development

Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt as International Development Secretary.

Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development.
Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development.

Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt as International Development Secretary.

Secretary of State for International Development, Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, said:

I am honoured to have been appointed International Development Secretary by the Prime Minister.

I look forward to working with the fantastic and dedicated DFID team to build a safer, healthier world for us all and giving the British people every reason to feel pride in what we do.

ENDS

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Published 9 November 2017