British P.M. Reshuffles Cabinet

    FILE- Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron makes a speech ahead of the lighting of the Paralympic flame cauldron in Trafalgar Square, London, in this file photo dated Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.  The long-serving member of Parliament and chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, Tim Yeo, has commented publicly on Cameron's opposition to expanding London's Heathrow Airport, "The prime minister must ask himself whether he is man or mouse," Yeo wrote in The Daily Telegraph newspaper published on Tuesday Aug. 28, 2012.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

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    In a bid to reinvigorate his wilting government, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced a round of changes to his cabinet on Tuesday. Education Secretary Michael Gove retained his position as did Duncan Smith, Work and Pensions secretary. Cameron appointed a new leader of the House of Commons, Andrew Lansely, and made Chris Grayling the new Justice secretary. The next parliamentary elections will be held in 2015, and Cameron seems to want to improve the profile of his governing coalition before then. The coalition between Cameron’s Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats has seen a dip in popular opinion as the British economy continues to struggle.

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