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Sajid Javid replaces Vince Cable as business secretary

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Former Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has been appointed to replace Vince Cable as head of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Cable lost his seat when the Conservatives were voted into power last Thursday, breaking a coalition government that had been in place since 2010.

Other members of Prime Minister David Cameron’s all-Conservative cabinet to be confirmed so far include:

• John Whittingdale MP becomes Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

• The Rt Hon George Osborne MP becomes First Secretary of State and continues as Chancellor of the Exchequer

• The Rt Hon Theresa May continues as Home Secretary

• The Rt Hon Philip Hammond continues as Foreign Secretary

• The Rt Hon Michael Fallon continues as Secretary of State for Defence

• The Rt Hon Michael Gove becomes Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

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• The Rt Hon Chris Grayling becomes Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

• The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan continues as Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities

• Mark Harper MP becomes Chief Whip (Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury)

• Baroness Stowell is promoted to Cabinet as Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal

• Amber Rudd MP becomes Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

• Priti Patel MP becomes Minister of State (Minister for Employment) and attends Cabinet

• Robert Halfon MP becomes Minister without Portfolio and attends Cabinet

• John Whittingdale MP becomes Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

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