Shailesh Varas reappointment as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State has been confirmed today. His responsibilities will include courts and tribunals, Legal Aid, administrative justice and legal services. He said: I am delighted to be reappointed as a Justice Minister. I am particularly looking forward to continuing with my previous responsibilities where there is still much work to be done. Mr Vara, who retained his seat earlier this month with a majority of 19,795, was initially made a Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the justice department in 2013.