Royston MP Oliver Heald loses ministerial role in a cabinet reshuffle

12:44 15 July 2014

Oliver Heald MP has left his ministerial role

Oliver Heald MP has left his ministerial role

Archant

An MP has lost his ministerial role in a cabinet reshuffle.

Oliver Heald, MP for North East Herts, has been removed from his post as solicitor-general and deputy to attorney-general Dominic Grieve.

Mr Heald, a former barrister, took up the post in September 2012 following another reshuffle and previously held the role of under secretary at the Department of Social Security in John Major’s government.

He said: “I was very fortunate to have held two posts in government as a minister and obviously that is a privilege.

“I have always been focused on helping my constituents in East and North Herts and there is still a lot of work to do for them which I intend to keep on doing.”

It is yet to be announced who will replace him.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

17:09
The musical trail will be held in Royston on Saturday.

A day of musical fun is planned for Royston town centre on Saturday.

10:17
Heidi Allen

The MP for South Cambs, Heidi Allen, will be holding an open meeting for constituents to discuss the result of the EU referendum.

08:32
Canon Shamus Williams

The roof of a village church was left leaking after lead was stolen from it over the weekend, in what the canon describes as an ‘attack on the community’.

Yesterday, 17:16
Volunteers at Ashwell Primary School

Ashwell Primary School benefited from a garden spruce up when a team of volunteers armed with brushes and gloves gave equipment a good clean and a lick of paint.

”North

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up