Chloe Smith appointed new work and pensions secretary

Replaces now deputy PM Thérèse Coffey

Holly Roach
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Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0). Parliament UK
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Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0). Parliament UK

Chloe Smith has been selected my new prime minister Liz Truss as secretary of state for work and pensions.

She replaces Thérèse Coffey as she moves to the role of health secretary and deputy prime minister. Smith has been a minister in the Department for Work and Pensions since September 2021 and was...

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