The full list of the new Cabinet
Friday 05 June 2009
Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service: The Rt Hon
Gordon Brown MP
Leader of the House of Commons and Lord Privy Seal; Minister for Women and Equality (and deputising for the Prime Minister at PMQs): The Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP
First Secretary of State, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Lord President of the Council: The Rt Hon Lord Mandelson
Chancellor of the Exchequer: The Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: The Rt Hon David Miliband MP
Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor: The Rt Hon Jack Straw MP
Secretary of State for the Home Department: The Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: The Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP
Secretary of State for International Development: The Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: The Rt Hon John Denham MP
Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families: The Rt Hon Ed Balls MP
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change: The Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP
Secretary of State for Health: The Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: The Rt Hon Shaun Woodward MP
Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: The Rt Hon Baroness Royall of Blaisdon
Minister for the Cabinet Office, and for the Olympics and Paymaster General: The Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP
Secretary of State for Scotland: The Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: The Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP
Chief Secretary to the Treasury: The Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP
Secretary of State for Wales: The Rt Hon Peter Hain MP
Secretary of State for Defence: The Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP
Secretary of State for Transport: Lord Adonis
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport: Ben Bradshaw MP
Other Cabinet attendees
Chief Whip (Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury): The Rt Hon Nick Brown MP
Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office: The Rt Hon Lord Malloch-Brown
Minister of State (Housing), Department for Communities and Local Government: The Rt Hon John Healey MP
Minister of State (Business), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: The Rt Hon Pat McFadden MP
Minister of State (Science and Innovation), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: The Rt Hon Lord Drayson
Attend Cabinet when their Ministerial responsibilities are on the agenda
Attorney General: The Rt Hon B aroness Scotland of Asthal QC
Minister of State (Children), Department for Children, Schools and Families: The Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo MP
Minister of State (Employment), Department for Work and Pensions: The Rt Hon Jim Knight MP
Minister of State (Regional Economic Development and Co-ordination) Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: The Rt Hon Rosie Winterton MP
The Queen has accepted the following resignations:
The Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP
The Rt Hon Geoff Hoon MP
The Rt Hon John Hutton MP
The Rt Hon Paul Murphy MP
The Rt Hon James Purnell MP
The Rt Hon Jacqui Smith MP
The Rt Hon Tony McNulty MP
The Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP
The Rt Hon Beverley Hughes MP
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Animal welfare charities have urged the boy band to cut the scenes
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- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Isis releases first video showing the stoning of woman accused of committing adultery as her father shouts 'don't call me Dad'
FCKH8: YouTube reinstates provocative anti-sexism video showing young girls swearing
Diwali: What is the festival of lights – and how is it celebrated around the world?
Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
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