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New Cabinet announced for coalition government - 12 May 2010

Details of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government are beginning to emerge, here is a list of the key cabinet posts confirmed so far.

  • PRIME MINISTER - David Cameron (C)
  • DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER - Nick Clegg (LD)
  • FOREIGN SECRETARY - William Hague (C)
  • CHANCELLOR - George Osborne (C)
  • HOME SECRETARY AND MINISTER FOR WOMEN AND EQUALITY - Theresa May (C)
  • DEFENCE SECRETARY - Dr Liam Fox (C)
  • LORD CHANCELLOR AND SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE - Ken Clarke (C)
  • HEALTH SECRETARY - Andrew Lansley (C)
  • EDUCATION SECRETARY - Michael Gove (C)
  • BUSINESS SECRETARY - Vince Cable (LD)
  • WORK AND PENSIONS - Iain Duncan Smith (C)
  • ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE - Chris Huhne (LD)
  • CHIEF SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY - David Laws (LD)
  • SCOTTISH SECRETARY - Danny Alexander (LD)
  • CHIEF WHIP - Patrick Mcloughlin (C)
  • COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT SECRETARY - Eric Pickles (C)

For the BBC's useful guide click here.