The Executive Office has tonight confirmed that Gordon Lyons will be Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.
He is to replace DAERA Minister Edwin Poots who is stepping down for health reasons at 11.59pm on February 1.
Gary Middleton will replace Gordon Lyons as a Junior Minister in The Executive Office.
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