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The minister that parliament forgot

After a hectic political summer, with multiple cabinet resignations and minor rebellions, even the most seasoned of Westminster watchers were struggling to keep track of all the junior ministers in Theresa May’s team.

But even after the resignation dust has settled, it seems that Commons staff are still struggling to remember who’s in the government and who’s left.

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