Conservative reshuffle: Mel Stride, Dominic Raab, Nick Hurd called on to take junior minister positions

 
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Prime Minister Theresa May tonight revealed a fresh round of government appointments, naming the junior ministers charged with supporting key departments.

Former businessman and remain campaigner Mel Stride has been appointed the financial secretary to the Treasury.

Nick Hurd, whose father Douglas served in both Margaret Thatcher and John Major's governments, has been selected as Home Office minister. Dominic Raab returns to the justice ministry. He previously served as parliamentary under secretary between May 2015 and July 2016.

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Former Lords chief whip Baroness Joyce Anelay will support Britain's secretary of state for Brexit David Davis and replace David Jones, who will leave the government, it was announced.

There were three other departures from the government: Mike Penning, Sir Oliver Heald, Robert Halfon

Devizes MP Claire Perry, who was parliamentary under secretary at the department for transport until July 2016, has been selected as a minister of state at department for business, energy and industrial strategy. She was previously assistant whip to the treasury between October 2013 and July 2014.

Treasurer of household and deputy chief whip to the House of Commons Anne Milton is joined by Scarborough MP Robert Goodwill at the department of education.

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