Cabinet reshuffle brings new health secretary

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 15 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:146

Extensive changes in the British cabinet have brought in Mr Stephen Dorrell as secretary of state for health in a straight swap with Mrs Virginia Bottomley, who replaces him as secretary of state for national heritage. Mr Dorrell, aged 43, was a junior minister at the Department of Health from 1990 to 1992.

Mr Dorrell has spent a year as heritage secretary, during which he …

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