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Cabinet faces: Old and new
Cabinet room

Gordon Brown has chosen his new Cabinet after taking over as prime minister from Tony Blair.

This at-a-glance guide shows who held what position in the Blair Cabinet and who will be doing what in the Brown government.

TONY BLAIR'S CABINET GORDON BROWN'S CABINET

PRIME MINISTER

Tony Blair

Tony Blair
PRIME MINISTER

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown

CHANCELLOR

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown
CHANCELLOR

Alistair Darling

Alistair Darling

JUSTICE

Lord Falconer

Lord Falconer
JUSTICE

Jack Straw

Jack Straw

CHIEF WHIP

Jacqui Smith

Jacqui Smith
CHIEF WHIP

Geoff Hoon

Geoff Hoon, also Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury

COMMONS LEADER

Jack Straw

Jack Straw
COMMONS LEADER

Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman, also Minister for Women

CULTURE

Tessa Jowell

Tessa Jowell
CULTURE

James Purnell

James Purnell

DEFENCE

Des Browne

Des Browne
DEFENCE

Des Browne

Des Browne

DEVELOPMENT

Hilary Benn

Hilary Benn
DEVELOPMENT

Douglas Alexander

Douglas Alexander

DUCHY OF LANCASTER

Hilary Armstrong

Hilary Armstrong
DUCHY OF LANCASTER

Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband, also Minister for the Cabinet Office

EDUCATION

Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson
EDUCATION: CHILDREN, SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES

Ed Balls

Ed Balls

EDUCATION: INNOVATION, UNIVERSITIES AND SKILLS

John Denham

John Denham

ENVIRONMENT

David Miliband

David Miliband
ENVIRONMENT

Hilary Benn

Hilary Benn

FOREIGN SECRETARY

Margaret Beckett

Margaret Beckett
FOREIGN SECRETARY

David Miliband

David Miliband

HEALTH

Patricia Hewitt

Patricia Hewitt
HEALTH

Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson

HOME SECRETARY

John Reid

John Reid
HOME SECRETARY

Jacqui Smith

Jacqui Smith

INDUSTRY

Alistair Darling

Alistair Darling
INDUSTRY

John Hutton

John Hutton

LEADER OF THE LORDS

Baroness Amos

Baroness Amos
LEADER OF THE LORDS

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

COMMUNITY

Ruth Kelly

Ruth Kelly
COMMUNITY

Hazel Blears

Hazel Blears

NORTHERN IRELAND

Peter Hain

Peter Hain
NORTHERN IRELAND

Shaun Woodward

Shaun Woodward

TRANSPORT

Douglas Alexander

Douglas Alexander
TRANSPORT

Ruth Kelly

Ruth Kelly

TREASURY

Stephen Timms

Stephen Timms
TREASURY

Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham

WORK AND PENSIONS

John Hutton

John Hutton
WORK AND PENSIONS

Peter Hain

Peter Hain, also Secretary of State for Wales

DEPUTY PM

John Prescott

John Prescott
DEPUTY PM

John Prescott stepped down but will remain an MP.
Gordon Brown is not expected to include a Deputy PM post in his Cabinet.






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Gordon and Sarah Brown arrive at Number 10 Cabinet: Job-by-job
Who held what job in Blair's team and how Brown's team differs

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