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Election 2015: Prime Minister and ministerial appointments

Following the 2015 general election, David Cameron has formed a government. View details of ministerial appointments.

Following the 2015 general election, David Cameron has formed a government.

This news story will be updated as more details are announced. You can also follow @Number10gov or visit the 10 Downing Street Facebook page for updates.

Ministerial appointments

  • The Rt Hon George Osborne MP becomes First Secretary of State and continues as Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • The Rt Hon Theresa May continues as Home Secretary
  • The Rt Hon Philip Hammond continues as Foreign Secretary
  • The Rt Hon Michael Fallon continues as Secretary of State for Defence

The Prime Minister’s speech

Watch Prime Minister David Cameron’s speech after returning to Downing Street.

Watch video of the Prime Minister speaking on his return to Number 10.