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Sacked employment minister: Not my finest day

BBC political correspondent Chris Mason said Mark Hoban won't miss "whispered conversations in corridors" after being sacked as employment minister.


The Employment Minister Mark Hoban says his sacking after 12 years on the front benches makes it "not his finest day."


Mr Hoban says he is is looking forward to the freedom to express himself in speeches "rather than whispered conversations in corridors"


Esther McVey promoted to employment minister

Conservative MP Esther McVey has been promoted from minister for the disabled to employment minister.


Esther McVey has been appointed as Minister of State (Employment) at @dwpgovuk #reshuffle

She was said to have "looked happy" as she left Downing Street.

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