Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

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Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

A former official of the British government responsible for business regulation, enforcement of employment law, promotion of business growth and entrepreneurship, and economic growth in sub-national regions. The position ceased to exist when the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform became part of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
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Former Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt moves to become Health Secretary, replacing John Reid who moves to take over as Defence Secretary from Geoff Hoon.
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