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Shriti Vadera resigns as small business minister to join G20

Baroness Shriti Vadera has resigned from her position as small business minister to become a full-time adviser to the G20.

Reports suggest Vadera will promote Gordon Brown’s aim of turning the G20 into a global economic government.

She will split her time between London and Seoul, advising on the handover from the British to the South Korean G20 presidency.

The Independent says her appointment is an attempt by Brown to ensure that global cooperation on economic matters becomes a permanent feature.

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