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Out for a duck?

Following on from this morning’s BeeLine it’s not entirely clear now whether the Yvette Cooper/Rosie Winterton team up at the top of our pensions tree ever happened. If it did it could well be the shortest pairing ever and certainly one to remember for quiz nights in the future.

It’s just been announced that Angela Eagle is the new Minister for Pension Reform

So my revised list now reads as follows:

May 1997
Harriet Harman Secretary of State for Social Security
Frank Field Minister of State for Welfare Reform
John Denham Under Secretary

July 1998
Alastair Darling Secretary of State for Social Security
John Denham Minister for Pensions

January 1999
Alastair Darling Secretary of State for Social Security
Stephen Timms Minister for Pensions

July 1999
Alastair Darling Secretary of State for Social Security
Jeff Rooker Pensions Minister

May 2001
Alastair Darling Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Ian McCartney Pensions Minister

May 2002
Andrew Smith Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Ian McCartney Pensions Minister

June 2003
Andrew Smith Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Malcolm Wicks Pensions Minister

September 2004
Alan Johnson Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Malcolm Wicks Pensions Minister

May 2005
David Blunkett Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Stephen Timms Pensions Minister

November 2005
John Hutton Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Stephen Timms Minister for Pensions Reform

May 2006
John Hutton Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
James Purnell Minister for Pensions Reform

June 2007
Peter Hain Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Mike O'Brien Minister for Pensions Reform

January 2008
James Purnell Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Mike O’Brien Minister for Pensions Reform

October 2008
James Purnell Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Rosie Winterton Minister for Pensions Reform

June 2009
Yvette Cooper Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Angela Eagle Minister for Pensions Reform

Steve Bee

8 June 2009

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Source: New Pensions Minister

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