The Cabinet Reshuffle: The cabinet, their ages and salaries (CORRECTED)

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CORRECTION (PUBLISHED 2 AUGUST 1994) APPENDED TO THIS ARTICLE

Prime Minister: John Major, age 51, salary pounds 78,292 Lord Chancellor: Lord Mackay, 67, pounds 120,179 Foreign Secretary: Douglas Hurd, 64, pounds 67,749 Chancellor of the Exchequer: Kenneth Clarke, 54, pounds 67,749 Home Secretary: Michael Howard, 53, pounds 68,749 President of the Board of Trade: Michael Heseltine, 61, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Defence: Malcolm Rifkind, 58, pounds 68,749 Leader of the House of Commons (and Lord President of the Council): Tony Newton, 56, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for the Environment: John Gummer, 54, pounds 68,749 Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (responsibility for the Citizen's Charter, and Minister of Public Service and Science): David Hunt, 52, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Social Security: Peter Lilley, 50, pounds 68,749 Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: William Waldegrave, 47, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Scotland: Ian Lang, 54, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: Sir Patrick Mayhew, 64, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Health: Virginia Bottomley, 46, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Education and Science: Gillian Shephard, 54, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Employment: Michael Portillo, 41, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Wales: John Redwood, 43, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for Transport: Brian Mawhinney, 53, pounds 68,749 Secretary of State for National Heritage: Stephen Dorrell, 42, pounds 68,749 Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords: Viscount Cranborne, 47, pounds 52,260

Chief Secretary to the Treasury: Jonathan Aitken, 51, pounds 68,749 Minister without Portfolio (Leader of the Conservative Party): Jeremy Hanley, 48, pounds 31,687 no ministerial y, but retains MP's salary

CORRECTION

Some of the salaries of the Cabinet members in the early editions of yesterday's Independent were incorrect

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