Everything You Need To Know About David Cameron's Reshuffle

    The prime minister is changing his team as the general election approaches. Out go the old ministers, in come the fresh faces.

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    William Hague, Michael Gove and Ken Clarke have all been moved or sacked as foreign secretary as part of a wide-ranging government reshuffle.

    Several other cabinet ministers have lost their jobs or quit, including veteran minister badger-culling environment secretary Owen Paterson, and attorney general Dominic Grieve.

    These are the ministers who have either quit, been sacked or moved elsewhere.

    This is how the cabinet looked on Monday morning – and this is what happened to them. The Lib Dems will have their own reshuffle later in the year, meaning all their ministers were safe this time around.

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    William Hague has stepped down as foreign secretary. He will become Leader of the House of Commons.

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    He is replaced by Philip Hammond.

    Michael Gove has been sacked at education secretary, and will now be chief whip.

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    Teachers are happy, to say the least. He will be replaced by Nicky Morgan.

    Ken Clarke, veteran minister without portfolio, has left the cabinet.

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    He's been a minister in every Conservative government since 1972.

    After Monday's nights sackings there were 14 ministers who have lost their jobs. All were white, middle-aged males.

    This is all part of David Cameron's push to clear the decks and bring new faces and women into the cabinet ahead the general election.

    Senior ministerial moves:

    Michael Gove - MOVED from education secretary to chief whip

    William Hague - MOVED from foreign secretary to leader of the house of commons

    Ken Clarke - OUT as minister without portfolio

    Owen Paterson - OUT as environment secretary

    Philip Hammond - MOVED from defence secretary to foreign secretary

    Dominic Grieve - OUT as attorney general

    David Jones - OUT as welsh secretary

    George Young - OUT as chief whip

    Andrew Lansley - OUT as leader of the house of commons

    David Willetts - OUT as science and universities minister

    The rest:

    Alan Duncan - OUT as international development minister

    Damian Green - OUT as policing minister

    Matt Hancock - MOVED from treasury to business minister

    Andrew Lansley - OUT as leader of the house of commons

    Nicky Morgan - PROMOTED from treasury minister to education secretary

    Michael Fallon - PROMOTED from business minister to defence secretary

    Liz Truss - PROMOTED from education minister to environment secretary

    Greg Clark - MOVED from cities minister to science and universities

    Jeremy Wright - PROMOTED from justice minister to attorney general

    Greg Barker - OUT as climate change minister

    Stephen Crabb - PROMOTED from Welsh minister to Welsh secretary

    Stephen Hammond - OUT as rail minister

    Andrew Robathan - OUT as Northern Ireland minister

    Hugh Robertson - OUT as foreign office minister

    Oliver Heald - OUT as solicitor general

    Penny Mordaunt - PROMOTED to communities minister

    Priti Patel - PROMOTED to exchequer secretary

    Amber Rudd - PROMOTED to energy minister

    Anna Soubry - PROMOTED from junior defence minister to defence minister

    Claire Perry - PROMOTED from whip's office to transport minister

    Mark Harper - PROMOTED to work and pensions minister

    Mike Penning - MOVED from work and pensions minister to home affairs minister

    John Hayes - MOVED from the cabinet office to transport minister

    Nick Boles - MOVED from planning minister to business and education minister with responsibility for equal marriage.

    Baroness Stowell - PROMOTED to leader of the house of lords.

    Ed Vaizey - MOVED to minister for digital industries within culture department

    Brooks Newmark - PROMOTED to minister of civil society

    Andrew Murrison - PROMOTED to northern ireland minister

    George Freeman - PROMOTED to minister for life sciences

    Julian Brazier - PROMOTED to defence minister

    Desmond Swayne - PROMOTED to development minister

    Robert Buckland - PROMOTED to solicitor general

    Nick Gibb - PROMOTED to education minister

    Oliver Letwin - MOVED to minister for government policy

    More to follow...

    Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

    Contact Jim Waterson at jim.waterson@buzzfeed.com.

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