Clark and Perry out, Leadsom leads Beis

Andrea Leadsom

Andrea Leadsom is the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis).

Greg Clark is out, as is clean growth minister, Claire Perry, who becomes COP26 president.

Leadsom was energy minister at the old department for energy and climate change (Decc). She has also held the environment secretary position.

Jo Johnson comes in as minister of state, alongside Kwasi Kwarteng.

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