Premier Alex Scott made a shock Cabinet shuffle this morning, Friday, following the resignation of Education Minister Terry Lister.

Former Environment Minister Neletha Butterfield is now in charge of education.

Randy Horton, who had been in charge of Labour and Home Affairs, is now in charge of the environment.

Backbench MP and former Bermuda Industrial Union president Derrick Burgess has been brought into the Cabinet as the new Labour and Home Affairs Minister.

Mr. Lister resigned for "personal reasons."