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Nicky Morgan has been promoted

Our Nicky Morgan, MP for Loughborough, was promoted in the recent government reshuffle.Two county MPs have got new jobs following a recent Government reshuffle. Our Nicky Morgan has been promoted to economic secretary to the Treasury from her post as assistant Government whip. Also, Andrew Robathan, MP for South Leicestershire, left his role as minister of state for the armed forces to become minister of state at the Northern Ireland Office. 

Conservative Conference, Manchester 2013

It is a beautiful September, with an unusually warm and dry weather. There is a slight breeze, making the weather more Mediterranean than British. Manchester is packed with Conservative delegates, many of them young and proud to wear the Conservative budge even outside the security zone.