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The new appointments from the 2005 in-take are:

Anne Milton has been appointed Shadow Minister for Tourism in the Department of Culture, Media and Sport team.

Greg Clark has been appointed Shadow Minister for Charities, Voluntary Bodies and Social Enterprise in the Department for Communities and Local Government team.

Shailesh Vara has been appointed Shadow Deputy Leader of the House.

James Brokenshire has been appointed Shadow Minister for Home Affairs.

Ed Vaizey has been appointed Shadow Arts Minister in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport team.

David Jones has been appointed deputy to Cheryl Gillan, as Shadow Minister for Wales.

Mark Lancaster and Robert Goodwill have been appointed to the Whips Office.

Other appointments announced today are:

Maria Miller has been moved to Shadow Minister for Family Welfare, including the Child Support Agency.

John Maples has been appointed as Deputy Chairman with responsibility for Candidates.

Henry Bellingham has been appointed Shadow Minister for the Department of Constitutional Affairs.

Andrew Selous has been appointed Shadow Minister for the Department of Work and Pensions.

Anne McIntosh has been appointed Shadow Minister for Education.

Bernard Jenkin, Malcolm Moss, Mark Field, Tim Boswell and Andrew Turner return to the back benches.

Editor’s comment: "The big story will be Bernard Jenkin’s return to the backbenches.  Bernard Jenkin has overseen the introduction of the A-list and the process has not been without its controversies.  In a sign that the party leadership is determined to press ahead with the whole A-list process, Bernard has been now replaced by ultra-moderniser John Maples.  Another key party moderniser – Ed Vaizey – also wins promotion – joining the frontbench as part of the Culture team.  Two of the party’s leading compassionate conservatives have won very welcome promotions.  Andrew Selous, who has worked tirelessly for a more socially just conservatism, joins the Work & Pensions team.  Dr Greg Clark, former head of policy for the party, joins the frontbench as charities and social enterprise spokesman.  Greg replaces Andrew Turner who may have suffered because of his recent disparaging remarks about Israel (for which he later apologised)."

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