Howard announces changes to shadow cabinet

David Cameron has become the new shadow secretary for education
and skills in changes made by Michael Howard to his shadow cabinet,
writes Clare Jerrom.

Cameron was formerly head of policy co-ordination and takes over
from Tim Collins.

Andrew Lansley remains shadow health secretary and David Davis
keeps his role as shadow home secretary.

Theresa May retains her position as shadow secretary for the
family and takes responsibility for culture, media and sport in the

Oliver Letwin moves from being the shadow chancellor and shadow
secretary for economic affairs to shadow secretary for the
environment, food and rural affairs. Letwin’s role as shadow
chancellor is taken by George Osborne.

The re-shuffle also sees David Willets move from being shadow
secretary of state for work and pensions to productivity, energy
and industry. His successor is Malcolm Rifkind.


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