David Cameron begins Cabinet reshuffle live blog

Updated 10:12am 14 August 2013

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David Cameron begins Cabinet reshuffle live blog

Prime Minister David Cameron will today continue the coalition’s first major reshuffle after appointing Andrew Mitchell as his new chief whip late last night.

  • Jeremy Hunt wins a surprise promotion in the Prime Minister's first major reshuffle. He becomes Health Secretary, replacing Andrew Lansley, the new Leader of the House.

    Patrick McLoughlin named Transport Secretary, replacing Justine Greening
    Ken Clarke demoted from Justice Secretary to minister without portfolio
    Chris Grayling appointed Justice Secretary, replacing Ken Clarke
    Baroness Warsi removed from her role as Conservative co-chairman
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