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The key ministerial changes

There have been a number of ministerial changes in a major Government and Shadow Cabinet reshuffle.

The ABI has outlined some of the key changes in relevant departments. 

Ministerial changes in Government


Financial Secretary to the Treasury: Sajid Javid MP has replaced Greg Clark MP

Economic Secretary to the Treasury: Nicky Morgan MP has replaced Sajid Javid MP


Minister of State: Baroness Kramer has replaced Simon Burns MP

Parliamentary Under Secretary: Robert Goodwill MP has replaced Norman Baker MP

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State: George Eustice MP has replaced Richard Benyon MP

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State: Dan Rogerson MP has replaced David Heath MP

Department for Work and Pensions

Esther McVey MP has been promoted to Minister of State for Employment (from Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Disabled People), Department for Work and Pensions)

Mike Penning MP has been promoted to Minister of State and joined the DWP from the Northern Ireland office

Ministry of Justice

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Shailesh Vara MP has replaced Helen Grant MP

Scotland Office

Secretary of State for Scotland: Alistair Carmichael MP has replaced Michael Moore MP

Cabinet Office

Minister of State for Cities and Constitution: Greg Clark MP has replaced Chloe Smith MP


Parliamentary Under Secretary of State: Jane Ellison MP has replaced Anna Soubry MP

Home Office

Minister of State: Norman Baker MP has replaced Jeremy Browne MP

Communities and Local Government

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State: Kris Hopkins MP and Baroness Stowell of Beeston have both been appointed

Northern Ireland

Andrew Robathan has been appointed as Minister of State

Ministerial changes in Opposition

Maria Eagle MP and Mary Creagh MP have swapped roles. Eagle is now the shadow Environment Secretary and Creagh is now the shadow Transport Secretary.

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: Rachel Reeves MP has replaced Liam Byrne MP

Shadow Minister of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Thomas Docherty MP has replaced Gavin Shuker MP

The ABI will update members on the impact of these changes once further details on ministerial responsibilities have been released.

Last updated 01/07/2016