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In full: Gordon Brown's reshuffle

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has reshuffled his cabinet following the resignation of Work and Pensions Secretary Peter Hain.

Here is the new line-up, with changes highlighted in bold:

MEMBERS OF THE CABINET

Prime Minister: Gordon Brown

Chancellor of the Exchequer: Alistair Darling

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: David Miliband

Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor: Jack Straw

Secretary of State for the Home Department: Jacqui Smith

Secretary of State for Defence; and Secretary of State for Scotland: Des Browne

Secretary of State for Health: Alan Johnson

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hilary Benn

Secretary of State for International Development: Douglas Alexander

Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: John Hutton

Leader of the House of Commons (and Lord Privy Seal), Minister for Women and Labour Party Chairman: Harriet Harman

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: James Purnell

Secretary of State for Transport: Ruth Kelly

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government: Hazel Blears

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip: Geoff Hoon

Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families: Ed Balls

Minister for the Cabinet Office; and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Ed Miliband

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport: Andy Burnham

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland: Shaun Woodward MP (unpaid)

Secretary of State for Wales: Paul Murphy

Leader of the House of Lords (and Lord President of the Council): Baroness Ashton of Upholiand

Chief Secretary to the Treasury: Yvette Cooper

Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills: John Denham

ALSO ATTENDING CABINET MEETINGS

Lords Chief Whip and Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms: Lord Grocott

Minister for the Olympics and London: Tessa Jowell

Attorney General: Baroness Scotland

Minister for Department for Communities, Local Government and the Regions: Caroline Flint

Minister for Africa, Asia and the UN: Sir Mark Malloch Brown

Parliamentary Private Secretaries to the Prime Minister: Ian Austin and Angela E Smith

ALSO ON THE MOVE

Minister for Work and Pensions: Stephen Timms

Minister at the Treasury: Liam Byrne (in addition to his role as Minister at the Home Office and Minister for the West Midlands)

Minister at the Department for International Development: Gillian Merron

Minister at the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Baroness Vadera

Minister at the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills: Baroness Morgan

Minister for the East Midlands at the Cabinet Office: Phil Hope

Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office: Tom Watson

Chief Whip at the House of Lords: Baroness Royall

Whip at the House of Lords: Baroness Thornton


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