Cabinet reshuffle September 2004

Cabinet reshuffle September 2004

Tony Blair has completed his reshuffle. gives you all the ministerial moves.

In: Former health secretary Alan Milburn becomes chancellor at the Duchy of Lancaster – chairing the election campaign group, taking a government place on the Labour executive and overseeing the work of the Number 10 policy unit.

Out: Andrew Smith – resigned as work and pensions secretary.

In: Rising star Alan Johnson becomes work and pensions secretary.

Moved: Kim Howells leaves transport to become further and higher education minister.

Up: Transport minister Tony McNulty promoted to minister of state.

Up: Junior whip Charlotte Atkins becomes transport under secretary.

Up: Tom Watson becomes an unpaid assistant government whip.

Moved: Ruth Kelly becomes minister for the Cabinet Office, working with Alan Milburn in his policy capacity.

Moved: Energy minister Stephen Timms replaces her as financial secretary to the Treasury.

Moved: Mike O’Brien takes the energy portfolio at the DTI, where he also oversees e-commerce and competitiveness.

Moved: Cabinet Office minister Douglas Alexander replaces O’Brien to become joint minister of state for trade and the Foreign Office.

Moved: Junior education minister Baroness Ashton and constitutional affairs minister Lord Filkin swap roles.