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Amber Rudd appointed UK Energy Secretary

Amber Rudd will replace Ed Davey as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change as part of Prime Minister David Cameron’s reshuffle of the new Tory Government, reports Edie.net.

The Hastings and Rye MP, who held onto her seat in Parliament in last week’s General Election, has been promoted from her previous position as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Rudd, who previously worked as George Osborne’s parliamentary aide, leads DECC at a crucial time for UK energy policy on both a domestic and international scale.

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