The full list of the new Cabinet

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:

Cabinet 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

Other resignations

The Rt Hon Tony McNulty MP

The Rt Hon Margaret Beckett MP

The Rt Hon Beverley Hughes MP

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