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Friday 5 May 2006

Labour Government reshuffle - Jack Straw leaves Foreign Office

Jack Straw is leaving the Foreign Office to become Leader of the House of Commons, replacing Geoff Hoon, who in his turn becomes 'Secretary of State for Europe' within the Foreign Office; this is a new post and Hoon will retain his cabinet rank.

NB/(10.42 BST)The link above has changed in the few moments since I linked to it and now points to the Charles Clarke story - not yet replaced by a correct link in the BBC server so far as I can trace.

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