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HUNT MOVES FROM EMPLOYMENT TO CABINET COMMITTEES

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David Hunt, replaced as employment secretary the Cabinet reshuffle by Michael Portillo, will chair four Cabinet committees.

Mr Hunt, who was today appointed Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, will chair the local government, environment, industry and regeneration committees.

A spokesman for 10 Downing Street stressed that Mr Hunt's new posts were seen as a 'promotion, rather than a demotion.'
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