The election is over and Labour lost a lot of ground as the party saw its majority slashed.
Despite the loss in majority, all the MPs who had ministerial responsibility for employment matters have been returned to parliament. However, all lost ground as they saw votes drift to other parties.
Here’s how those whose departments have direct impact on HR fared:
IN – Patricia Hewitt – trade and industry secretary, Leicester West, with a -0.25% swing
IN – Alan Johnson – work and pensions secretary, Kingston upon Hull West & Hessle, with a -3.4% swing
IN – John Reid – health secretary, Hamilton North & Bellshill, with a -4.8% swing
IN – Malcolm Wicks – pensions minister, Croydon North, with a -9.8% swing
IN – Jane Kennedy – minister for work, Liverpool, Wavertree, with a -10.3% swing
IN – Jacqui Smith – deputy minister for women and equality, Redditch, with a 0.9% swing
IN – Gerry Sutcliffe – employment relations minister, Bradford South, with a -6.8% swing
IN – Ruth Kelly – education and skills secretary, Bolton West, with a -4.5% swing
IN – Ivan Lewis – minister for skills, Bury South, with a -8.8% swing
IN – John Hutton – health minister, Barrow & Furness, with a -8.1% swing
IN – Des Browne – minister for citizenship and immigration, Kilmarnock & Loudoun, with a -7.7% swing
IN – Kim Howells – minister for lifelong learning, further & higher education, Pontypridd, with a -7.7% swing