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Former roads minister Robert Atkins has taken over from Tim Yeo as 'green' minister at the Department of the Environment.He will be responsible for countryside, energy efficiency and water issues. Mr Atkins was roads minister in 1989/90, and minister for sport in the education department from 1990 to 1992. Since the last election, he has been minister of state at the Northern Ireland office.Mr Yeo was forced to resign as a minister last week under pressure from Tories in his South Suffolk ...

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