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Greg Clark becomes new business, energy and industrial strategy secretary

Greg Clark has been named secretary of state of business, energy and industrial strategy, replacing former business secretary Sajid Javid.

Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Javid has become the new communities secretary in prime minister Theresa May’s new cabinet, with responsibility for local government.

Clark was previously responsible for the communities and local government department.

He said: “I am thrilled to have been appointed to lead this new department charged with delivering a comprehensive industrial strategy, leading government’s relationship with business, furthering our world-class science base, delivering affordable, clean energy and tackling climate change.”


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