Matthew Deacon has taken over the role of press secretary to Heritage Minister James Moore, The Hill Times reports. Stephanie Rea previously held the position, but moved to the private sector. Deacon previously held the position of committees’ coordinator in the office of the Chief Government Whip Gordon O’Connor. Andrew House has also left his position as policy adviser to Minister of State for Science Gary Goodyear. House is moving to Public Safety Minister Vic Toews’ office as chief of staff.