Update: Amber Rudd appointed to DECC Ministerial role

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George Osborne's former PPS to become Minister at Department of Energy and Climate Change

Amber Rudd has moved from the Whips office to take up a Ministerial role at the Department of Energy and Climate Change, replacing outgoing Minister Greg Barker. David Cameron confirmed the appointment...

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