Letter: In Brief

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The Independent Culture
Sir: Your headline, "Passports Minister punished in Straw's reshuffle" (31 July), was a surprise to me. It was certainly not put to me in that way and it is a nonsense to regard a move from responsibility for immigration to the job of driving forward the Government's constitutional reform as a "punishment". I was delighted to have been asked to take on my new brief.

MIKE O'BRIEN

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Home Office

London SW1

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