Cabinet reshuffle gives Midlands' MPs new roles

Owen Paterson MP, becomes Environment Secretary Photo: PA Pictures

A list of the Midlands' MPs that have moved positions in today's Cabinet reshuffle .

  • Ken Clarke MP has lost his Justice Secretary role but remains as a minister without portfolio.
Ken Clarke MP loses his role as Justice Secretary
Ken Clarke MP loses his role as Justice Secretary Credit: PA Pictures
  • Patrick McLoughlin has taken up the Transport Secretary position. The Derbyshire Dales MP, takes over from Justine Greening.
Patrick McLoughlin MP, takes over as Secretary of State for Transport
Patrick McLoughlin MP, takes over as Secretary of State for Transport Credit: PA Pictures
  • Owen Paterson has taken on the role of Environment Secretary, he has taken over from Caroline Spelmen.
  • The MP for North Shropshire has lost the Northern Ireland Secretary position.
  • Edward Garnier, the Harborough MP, has been removed as Solicitor General.
Edward Garnier MP, (right)
Edward Garnier MP, (right) Credit: PA Pictures
  • Andrew Mitchell MP has become the new Chief Whip, he was formerly the International Development Secretary.
Andrew Mitchell MP takes on the role of Chief Whip
Andrew Mitchell MP takes on the role of Chief Whip Credit: PA Pictures