The Government has appointed Justin Tomlinson as a new minister at the Department for Work and Pensions. He was previously Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance, and presumably steps into the vacancy left by Sarah Newton.
“My children have asked me to leave politics altogether.” Paterson quits as an MP. His full statement.
‘The cost… has been catastrophic.’ Paterson’s statement on the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards’ inquiry.
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