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Cameron picks new UK welfare minister after shock resignation

David Cameron has made Stephen Crabb (pictured) the new secretary of state for work and pensions, shifting him from the Wales secretary job in the Cabinet, Downing Street said in a statementBritish Prime Minister David Cameron appointed a new welfare minister on Saturday to replace former Conservative Party leader Iain Duncan Smith, whose shock resignation left the government reeling. Cameron made Stephen Crabb the new secretary of state for work and pensions, shifting him from the Wales secretary job in the Cabinet, Downing Street said in a statement. Duncan Smith quit on Friday over planned reductions in welfare payments for people with disabilities, blaming finance minister George Osborne in a scathing resignation letter.

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