Page last updated at 08:31 GMT, Tuesday, 8 September 2009 09:31 UK

Cameron defends decision to sack Duncan

Advertisement

David Cameron has appointed Sir George Young to replace Alan Duncan as the shadow leader of the House of Commons.

The 68-year-old North West Hampshire MP was transport secretary from 1995-1997.

He has also chaired Commons committees and stood for Speaker. He will now head Conservative moves to reform the House of Commons and expenses rules. The Tory leader explained why he decided to replace Mr Duncan.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific