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How the PM's Cabinet reshuffle is affecting Midlands MPs

The latest on which MPs from the Midlands could be promoted into key positions in David Cameron's reshuffle.

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  1. Alison Mackenzie, Political Correspondent

Loughborough MP kept tight-lipped on the bus

Nicky Morgan wasn't giving anything away yesterday Credit: PA

On the bus travelling into Westminster with me exactly 24 hours ago was Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan. She was well aware that she was being tipped for promotion in the Cabinet reshuffle but insisted she had not received any telephone call from the Prime Minister.

What a difference a day makes! She now enters the Cabinet as the newly appointed Education Secretary. A big move for the East Midlands MP who had impressed colleagues with her performances at the despatch box as a junior Treasury minister.

Earlier this year she was also made Minister for Women - post she will retain as she takes up her new role.

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