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David Gauke replaces Nicky Morgan as Treasury financial secretary

David Gauke has been appointed financial secretary to the Treasury, replacing Nicky Morgan who has been promoted to Education Secretary in today’s Government reshuffle.

Gauke is MP for South West Hertfordshire and was previously serving as exchequer secretary to the Treasury. He will be replaced in that role by Priti Patel, MP for Witham and previously a member of the public administration committee. She continues to serve on the members’ expenses committee.

Former Education Secretary Michael Gove was told last night he would be moved from the Education Secretary role and is now Commons chief whip.

Morgan will continue in her role as minister for women and equalities.

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  1. This will not be to the advisers advantage.

    This man is my own MP and when I approached him with concerns about the consequences of the RDR his wise counsel extended to the following comment, “I will never go against the party line”.

    Seems like he qualifies for a job as Chief Ombudsman.

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