It has been confirmed that Jeremy Hunt will stay on as health secretary under incoming prime minister Theresa May.



A comprehensive reshuffle of ministerial positions has been taking place this morning, with several key members of David Cameron’s government dismissed by Ms May, including chancellor George Osborne, and justice secretary Michael Gove.

Mr Hunt has been health secretary since autumn 2012.

Earlier this morning there were reports both from the BBC and Sky that Mr Hunt had been dismissed from the Department of Health.

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Jeremy Hunt to stay at DH