UK election: David Cameron’s cabinet members

The key positions in the Tory government following the prime minister’s reshuffle

 UK prime minister David Cameron leaving 10 Downing Street as he names his new cabinet following a post-election reshuffle. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

UK prime minister David Cameron leaving 10 Downing Street as he names his new cabinet following a post-election reshuffle. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

 

David Cameron today completed his cabinet reshuffle following last week’s UK general election, which resulted in a Conservative-majority government.

While high-profile figures such as George Osborne and Theresa May retained their portfolios, they are joined by a number of new faces, including Sajid Javid, who enters the cabinet as business secretary.

The top members of the government are granted full membership status of cabinet, as opposed to those who merely attend cabinet meetings, such as the chief whip.

The list of full cabinet members is as follows:

Prime minister: David Cameron

Chancellor of the exchequer and first secretary of state: George Osborne

Home secretary: Theresa May

Foreign secretary: Philip Hammond

Justice secretary and lord chancellor: Michael Gove

Health secretary: Jeremy Hunt

Education secretary: Nicky Morgan

Defence secretary: Michael Fallon

Work and pensions secretary: Iain Duncan Smith

Leader of the House of Commons: Chris Grayling

Leader of the House of Lords: Baroness Stowell of Beeston

Business secretary: Sajid Javid

Culture secretary: John Whittingdale

Environment secretary: Liz Truss

Energy secretary: Amber Rudd

Communities secretary: Greg Clark

Transport secretary: Patrick McLoughlin

International development secretary: Justine Greening

Scottish secretary: David Mundell

Northern Ireland secretary: Theresa Villiers

Welsh secretary: Stephen Crabb

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and cabinet office minister: Oliver Letwin.

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