Ideal for All


New ministerial team to DWP

Iain Duncan Smith5 September 2012 – Iain Duncan Smith welcomes new ministerial team to DWP, which includes the appointment of Mark Hoban and Esther McVey.

Mr Duncan Smith said: "This Department is entering a challenging but exciting period as we prepare to put into reality the many changes and reforms our welfare system desperately needs.

"I am looking forward to working with Mark and Esther who, alongside Steve Webb and David Freud, give us a strong team committed to making the welfare state fit for the 21st century."

Minister of State for Employment Mark Hoban said: "... I want to give people all the help and support they need to take up the jobs that are out there..."

Mark Hoban

Esther McVeyMinister for Disabled People Esther McVey said: "The DWP is delivering some of the most important reforms in Government. Supporting disabled people to live fulfilling lives and restoring fairness to the welfare system is vital. I am delighted to be joining the Department at such a crucial time."


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