As a youth worker I feel I should cope with change better than this. But this the sort change that I hate as I have to relearn where everything fits
The Government has announced the restructuring of its departments including the formation of a new Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (DBERR). The Department for Education and Skills, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office will be disbanded.
New Ministerial team at DCSF
The new Department for Children, Schools and Families will be headed up by Rt Hon Ed Balls MP, former Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
The full listing of DCSF ministers can be found Here
The new Minister for the Third Sector is Phil Hope MP, formerly the Minister for Skills at the former Department for Education and Skills. The minister has held previous positions in the National Youth Bureau and as a youth policy advisor to NCVO before entering Parliament. He has also previously chaired the all party parliamentary group for the voluntary sector.