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PM to put Miller row behind him with Europe campaign

David Cameron will attempt to put the Maria Miller expenses row and questions about his handling of the case behind him as he launches his party's campaign for next month's European elections.

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Andrea Leadsom gets Treasury role in reshuffle

Andrea Leadsom, the new Economic Secretary to the Treasury. Credit: UPPA/Photoshot

Andrea Leadsom is the new Economic Secretary to the Treasury, David Cameron has announced.

The South Northamptonshire MP came into parliament in May 2010 after a 25-year career in banking and finance. She takes the role of Nicky Morgan, who has been promoted to Financial Secretary to the Treasury.

Ms Leadsom is said to have once sworn at new boss Mr Osborne when he tried to persuade her not to vote against the Government over Europe in the early days of the Coalition - a claim that she denied at the time.

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