Cabinet reshuffle September 2004bsg
Tony Blair has completed his reshuffle. ePolitix.com gives you all the ministerial moves.
In: Former health secretary Alan Milburn becomes chancellor at the Duchy of Lancaster – chairing the election campaign group, taking a government place on the Labour executive and overseeing the work of the Number 10 policy unit.
Out: Andrew Smith – resigned as work and pensions secretary.
In: Rising star Alan Johnson becomes work and pensions secretary.
Moved: Kim Howells leaves transport to become further and higher education minister.
Up: Transport minister Tony McNulty promoted to minister of state.
Up: Junior whip Charlotte Atkins becomes transport under secretary.
Up: Tom Watson becomes an unpaid assistant government whip.
Moved: Ruth Kelly becomes minister for the Cabinet Office, working with Alan Milburn in his policy capacity.
Moved: Energy minister Stephen Timms replaces her as financial secretary to the Treasury.
Moved: Mike O’Brien takes the energy portfolio at the DTI, where he also oversees e-commerce and competitiveness.
Moved: Cabinet Office minister Douglas Alexander replaces O’Brien to become joint minister of state for trade and the Foreign Office.
Moved: Junior education minister Baroness Ashton and constitutional affairs minister Lord Filkin swap roles.