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In full: Brown's new cabinet

Here is the full reshuffled cabinet announced by Prime Minister Gordon Brown:

    • Gordon Brown

      Prime Minister

    • Alistair Darling

      Chancellor

    • Jack Straw

      Justice

    • Harriet Harman

      Commons

    • Ben Bradshaw

      Culture

    • Bob Ainsworth

      Defence

    • Douglas Alexander

      Development

    • Ed Miliband

      Energy and climate

    • Ed Balls

      Schools

    • Tessa Jowell

      Cabinet Office

    • Hilary Benn

      Environment

    • David Miliband

      Foreign Secretary

    • Andy Burnham

      Health

    • Alan Johnson

      Home Secretary

    • Lord Mandelson

      Business

    • Baroness Royall

      Lords Leader

    • John Denham

      Community

    • Shaun Woodward

      N Ireland

    • Lord Adonis

      Transport

    • Liam Byrne

      Treasury

    • Yvette Cooper

      Work/Pensions

    • Peter Hain

      Wales

    • Jim Murphy

      Scotland


Other cabinet attendees:

Chief Whip (Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury): Nick Brown

Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Lord Malloch-Brown

Minister of State (Housing), Department for Communities and Local Government: John Healey

Minister of State (Business), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Pat McFadden

Minister of State (Science and Innovation), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Lord Drayson

Attend Cabinet when their Ministerial responsibilities are on the agenda Attorney General

The Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC

Minister of State (Children), Department for Children, Schools and Families: Dawn Primarolo

Minister of State (Employment), Department for Work and Pensions: Jim Knight MP

Minister of State (Regional Economic Development and Co-ordination) Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Rosie Winterton.

Cabinet resignations:

    • Hazel Blears

    • Geoff Hoon

    • John Hutton

    • Paul Murphy

    • James Purnell

    • Jacqui Smith

Other resignations:

Tony McNulty, Margaret Beckett, Beverley Hughes



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EUROPEAN ELECTION RESULTS

MEP Seats

  Votes MEPs
Party % +/- % Total +/-
EPP 33.4 -1.4 264 -18
Socialists 23.2 -4.1 183 -26
Liberal 11.0 +1.6 84 +5
Green 7.4 +1.3 50 +9
Left 5.3 -0.6 34 -2
UEN 3.4 +1.6 28 +2
Ind/Dem 2.7 -1.8 21 -15
No Group 13.6 +3.4 72 +3.4
0 of 27 countries declared.

UK Total MEP Seats

Party Votes MEPs
% +/- % Total +/-
CON 27.7 1.0 *26 1
UKIP 16.5 0.3 13 1
LAB 15.7 -6.9 13 -5
LD 13.7 -1.2 11 1
GRN 8.6 2.4 2 0
BNP 6.2 1.3 2 2
SNP 2.1 0.7 2 0
PC 0.8 -0.1 1 0
OTH 8.5 2.4 0 0
SF 1 0
DUP 1 0
72 of 72 seats declared. Vote share figures exclude Northern Ireland as it has a separate electoral system to the rest of the UK
* Includes UCUNF MEP elected in Northern Ireland
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