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Science minister role split finally revealed

 Image: George Freeman

Freeman assigned science and Ghani industry, as Beis reveals portfolios weeks after ministers were appointed

George Freeman has been confirmed as the UK’s minister for science, research and innovation after a three-week wait, following a reshuffle triggered by Rishi Sunak’s rise to power.

The last science minister Nusrat Ghani, who remains a minister in the business department, has been given an industry-focused brief with overview of areas including life science, vaccine production and advance manufacturing.

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