This week’s Political Updates, covers moves and changes at all levels of government.
Simon Hart MP has been appointed Secretary of State for Wales.
Douglas Ross appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland.
Andrew Bailey to be new Governor of the Bank of England.
James Heappey appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Defence Procurement).
Anne-Marie Trevelyan appointed as Minister of State for the Armed Forces (formerly Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Defence Procurement), Ministry of Defence).
David TC Davies appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Wales Office and Assistant Government Whip.
Kevin Foster appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Home Office.
Chris Philp appointed as Minister for London at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Douglas Ross appointed as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scotland Office and as a Government Whip.
Mike Freer appointed as Government Whip, Comptroller of HM Household.
Maria Caulfield appointed as an Assistant Government Whip.
Iain Stewart appointed as Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury.
Robin Walker no longer Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scotland Office.
Nicky Morgan has been given a peerage and subsequently been reappointed as Culture Secretary for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Following Jo Swinson’s resignation, Ed Davey and Baroness Brinton will lead the party as Joint Interim Leaders.
Alan Alexander announced as the new Chair for Audit Scotland from April 2020.
Debra Williams appointed as Chair for the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales.