Cabinet reshuffle under way: Will Benn move?

The government reshuffle is under way with political pundits divided over the likely fate of DEFRA minister Hilary Benn.

Some have suggested he will drop to the back benches. Others believe that his Mr Clean image, gained after he emerged unscathed from the expenses row, could make him a strong candidate for a move up the political ladder. There is always the third way of course, as the PM seeks to steady the government, Mr Benn could be told he will keep his job.

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