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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.

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

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

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Esther McVey promoted to employment minister

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

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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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