John Key’s soft-shoe-shuffle

* Paula Bennett picks up the Climate Change Issues portfolio from Groser.

* Todd McClay becomes Minister of Trade. He retains his responsibilities for State Owned Enterprises, while handing over the Revenue portfolio to Michael Woodhouse.

* Michael Woodhouse hands Police to Judith Collins.

* Sam Lotu-Iiga picks up the Local Government portfolio from Paula Bennett, while handing Corrections to Collins.

* Key said he had offered ACT Leader David Seymour the positions of Minister for Regulatory Reform and Associate Minister of Education, but he had declined.


– Stuff