12 Dec 2011

Changes to business portfolios in new Cabinet

1:51 pm on 12 December 2011

The Cabinet line-up of the new National Party led Government includes some changes in business related portfolios.

Craig Foss has picked up the Minister of Commerce role and will usher through changes to securities law that started under Simon Power.

Stephen Joyce will pick up Economic Development, and Science and Innovation, while he'll hand over Communications and Information Technology to new minister Amy Adams.

Phil Heatley becomes Minister of Energy and Resources.

Bill English remains Minister of Finance, United Future's Peter Dunne holds onto Revenue and ACT's John Banks is the Minister for Small Business.