David Cameron is reshuffling his top ministers in preparation of the 2015 general election, bringing younger politicians and a handful of women into the cabinet.

Here are the latest moves, with further updates as they are announced:

Cabinet movers and shakers

William Hague has resigned his role as foreign secretary, but will remains in cabinet as leader of the House of Commons and first secretary of state until he resigns as an MP in the upcoming general election.

Michael Gove leaves his role as education secretary and becomes Commons chief whip, who will attend cabinet but no longer as a full member.

Philip Hammond moves from defence secretary to replace William Hague as Foreign secretary.

Michael Fallon moves from business minister to defence secretary.

Nicky Morgan moves from Financial secretary to the Treasury and minister for women to become Education secretary and minister for women and minorities.

Liz Truss moves from education minister to secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs (Defra).

Stephen Crabb moves from parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Wales Office and government whip to become Welsh secretary.

Esther McVey will remain in her role as minister for employment and disabilities but will attend cabinet.

Tina (Baroness) Stowell moves from being juniour minister in the Department for COmmunities and Local Government to become leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Owen Paterson leaves his role in the cabinet as environment secretary

David Jones leaves his role as Welsh secretary

Andrew Lansley will be replaced by William Hague as leader of the Commons

Jonathan (Lord) Hill leaves his role as leader of the House of Lords and becomes Prime minister’s nomination for European commissioner.

Ministerial movers and shakers

Kenneth Clarke leaves the cabinet and his role as minister without portfolio, but will remains an “active back bencher”.

Jeremy Wright moves from Prisons minister to Attorney general.

Greg Clark keeps his role as minister of state at the Cabinet Office and takes on further responsibilities as minister for science and universities.

Matt Hancock moves from minister for skills and enterprise to become minister of state for business, enterprise and energy, and will attend cabinet.

Sir George Young leaves government and his role as chief whip.

Dominic Grieve leaves his role as attorney general.

Oliver Heald leaves his role as solicitor general.

David Willetts leaves his role as minister of state for universities and science and will leave the Commons at the next election.

Greg Barker leaves his role as Energy minister and will leave the Commons at the next election.

Damian Green leaves the government and his role as minister for policing, criminal justice and victims.

Alan Duncan leaves government and his role as minister of state for international development.

Andrew Robathan leaves government and his role as minister of state for Northern Ireland.

Nick Hurd leaves government and his role as minister for civil society.

Stephen Hammond leaves government and his role as Junior transport minister.

Hugh Robertson leaves government and his role as Foreign Office minister.

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