Changes to the site mean you can have access without needing to register or to log in

Miliband given environment portfolio

Date Published: 05/05/2006

Rising Labour star, David Miliband, is to take over from Margaret Beckett at Defra.

The change was announced as part of today’s cabinet reshuffle.

Mr Miliband was previously minister for communities and local government and has been MP for South Shields since June 2001.