Cabinet reshuffle UK 2021: Boris Johnson continues to appoint new ministers as Liz Truss starts first day at new job

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FRESHLY promoted Cabinet ministers are settling into their new posts – whereas junior MPs are anxiously ready to analysis in the event that they’ve a job.

New Foreign Secretary Liz Truss beamed as she sat delight of place beside Boris Johnson all through the Commons earlier immediately.

And Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries hit the underside working with a session in Parliament – merely hours after being appointed in a brutal reshuffle.

The PM yesterday took an axe to his Cabinet by demoting Dominic Raab and sacking 4 ministers together with gaffe-prone Gavin Williamson.

He has briefly paused the shake-up of junior positions whereas he meets worldwide leaders in Downing Street.

On a second dramatic day of his shock reshuffle the PM is ready to chop and alter one completely different assortment of key ministerial posts.

Long-serving colleges minister Nick Gibb has been given the chop in a swap that shocked Westminster.

And this morning ex Cabinet heavyweight Penny Mordaunt was furthermore shifted from her place as Paymaster General to commerce minister.

Defence secretary Ben Wallace insisted colleagues weren’t sacked for “incompetence” however as a outcomes of the PM wished to “bring on talent”.

Read our Boris Johnson dwell weblog beneath for the most recent updates…

  • caroline.mortimer@thesun.co.uk

    NO DEEP FREEZE FOR FROSTY

    Lord Frost stays in his publish as minister of state at the Cabinet workplace, overseeing Brexit associated components.

    Days earlier, he warned Brussels shall be “making a significant mistake” if it underestimates No 10’s resolve to finish the pink tape chaos ravaging NI firms.

    In a punchy speech to friends he instructed eurocrats solely a “real negotiation” on a long-term determination will keep away from an enormous confrontation.

    But he insisted Boris Johnson will solely pull the set off if he’s left with no utterly completely different “choice” and referred to as for all sides to swap inside the route of one another.

  • Milica Cosic

    PM AND CROWN PRINCE OF UAE DISCUSSED ‘IMPORTANCE OF EXPANDING TRADE IN FUTURE’

    Yesterday, Boris Johnson met with Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan. 

    Since their assembly, a Downing Street spokesperson has revealed the pair spoke with regard to the “importance of expanding trade between the UK and UAE in future”. 

    Mr Johnson furthermore “welcomed” the UAE’s efforts on native local weather change, forward of the COP26 summit in November. 

    They talked in regards to the state of affairs in Afghanistan, agreeing on the necessity for worldwide cooperation. 

  • caroline.mortimer@thesun.co.uk

    THE NEW EDUCATION SECRETARY, NADHIM ZAHAWI ‘HONOURED’ TO BE WORKING AT THE DOE

    The new schooling secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, says he’s honoured to be working at the Department for Education in his new place:

    “Children and youthful individuals have had a tough time all by this pandemic and I’ll be listening to them and their households as we velocity up our work to assemble as soon as extra elevated and fairer.

    “From my very private expertise, I do know what a beacon of different this nation is likely to be and I would really like all children, youthful individuals and adults to have entry to an excellent schooling, the changing into {{{qualifications}}} and choices to safe good jobs. That’s each essential for them and likewise our monetary system and is additional important now than ever prior to.

    “I can’t wait to get started, working with the amazing teachers and staff in our nurseries, schools, colleges and universities as well as employers and businesses.”

  • Milica Cosic

    THE NEW EDUCATION SECRETARY, NADHIM ZAHAWI, ‘HONOURED’ TO BE WORKING AT THE DOE

    The new schooling secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, says he’s honoured to be working at the Department for Education in his new place:

    He talked about: “Children and youthful individuals have had a tough time all by this pandemic and I’ll be listening to them and their households as we velocity up our work to assemble as soon as extra elevated and fairer.

    “From my very private expertise, I do know what a beacon of different this nation is likely to be and I would really like all children, youthful individuals and adults to have entry to an excellent schooling, the changing into {{{qualifications}}} and choices to safe good jobs. That’s each essential for them and likewise our monetary system and is additional important now than ever prior to.

    “I can’t wait to get started, working with the amazing teachers and staff in our nurseries, schools, colleges and universities as well as employers and businesses.”

  • caroline.mortimer@thesun.co.uk

    FIRST DAY IN THE JOB

    Liz Truss smiles for the cameras as she starts her first day as Foreign Secretary.

    She’s the first feminine Tory (Labour’s Margaret Beckett was the first girl all through the publish between 2006 and 2007) to ever hold the publish and was an necessary winner from yesterday’s Cabinet reshuffle.

    This morning she sat delight of place beside Boris Johnson all through the House of Commons.

    Credit: PA
  • Milica Cosic

    THURSDAY’S MOVERS (CONTINUED…)

    Victoria Atkins – was residence workplace minister, now justice and Afghan resettlement minister

    Gillian Keegan – was schooling minister, now properly being minister

    Lee Rowley – was deputy conservative chairman, now junior enterprise minister and authorities whip 

    Neil O’Brien – was prime minister’s levelling up tsar, now junior housing minister 

    Maggie Throup – was authorities whip, now junior properly being minister 

    Amanda Solloway – was junior enterprise minister, now authorities whip 

    Alex Chalk – was assistant whip and junior justice minister, now solicitor widespread 

    Chloe Smith, was cupboard workplace minister, now work and pensions minister

    Conor Burns – was backbench MP, now Northern Ireland minister

  • Milica Cosic

    THURSDAY’S MOVERS

    Robin Walker – was Northern Ireland minister, now colleges minister 

    Penny Mordaunt – was paymaster widespread, now commerce minister

    Nigel Adams – was worldwide workplace minister, no cupboard workplace minister

    Julia Lopez – was cupboard workplace junior minister, now media minister 

    Victoria Prentis – was junior surroundings minister, now surroundings minister

    Greg Hands – was commerce minister, now enterprise minister 

    Kemi Badenoch – was treasury and equalities minister, now worldwide, housing and equalities minister

    Helen Whately – was social care minister, now treasury minister 

    Michael Ellis – was solicitor widespread, now paymaster widespread 

    Lucy Fraser – was justice minister, now monetary secretary to the treasury

  • Milica Cosic

    PM AND CROWN PRINCE OF UAE DISCUSSED ‘IMPORTANCE OF EXPANDING TRADE IN FUTURE’

    Earlier immediately, Boris Johnson met with Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan. 

    Since their assembly, a Downing Street spokesperson has revealed the pair spoke with regard to the “importance of expanding trade between the UK and UAE in future”. 

    Mr Johnson furthermore “welcomed” the UAE’s efforts on native local weather change, forward of the COP26 summit in November. 

    They talked in regards to the state of affairs in Afghanistan, agreeing on the necessity for worldwide cooperation. 

  • Milica Cosic

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    • Britain will assist Australia assemble subs to counter China
  • Milica Cosic

    EXPLAINED: JUST HOW DIVERSE IS THE NEW CABINET?

    In an evaluation, The Sutton Trust charity has discovered that 60% of Boris Johnson’s new cupboard had been privately educated.

    This is barely down from Mr Johnson’s earlier cupboard (65%). And it compares to 29% of all MPs all through the House of Commons who had been privately educated, and roughly 7% of your entire inhabitants.

    The Sutton Trust furthermore discovered that 47% of the new cupboard attended every Oxford or Cambridge universities, which compares with 27% of all Conservative MPs, 18% of Labour MPs and 24% of all MPs.

    And higher than 1 / 4 (27%) of the new cupboard had been educated at each an unbiased school and Oxbridge.

  • Milica Cosic

    GAVIN WILLIAMSON ‘LEAST POPULAR MEMBER OF THE CABINET’

    Boris Johnson sacked 4 members of the cupboard as a part of his newest reshuffle.

    They had been: Gavin Williamson, who was schooling secretary; Robert Jenrick, who was housing secretary; Robert Buckland, who was justice secretary; and Amanda Milling, who was Conservative Party co-chair.

    Dominic Raab, who had been the worldwide secretary, was demoted to justice secretary.

    According to info from ConservativeHome, Mr Williamson was the least widespread member of the cupboard with Conservative occasion members.

    While Liz Truss, who has been promoted to worldwide secretary from worldwide commerce secretary, was most likely essentially the most well-liked.

  • Milica Cosic

    TODAY’S TOP STORIES:

    • Media minister John Whittingdale and colleges minister Nick Gibb sacked 
    • Penny Mordaunt moved from the Treasury to be minister of state at the Department for International Trade
    • Number 10 insists Dominic Raab’s demotion was at all situations ‘deliberate’
  • Milica Cosic

    DAMIAN HINDS REMAINS

    Damian Hinds stays as minister of state at the Home Office.

    He is now minister for Security and Borders. 

    Mr Hinds had beforehand been schooling secretary from the years 2018 to 2019. 

  • Milica Cosic

    NEW CABINET MEETING TOMORROW

    Boris Johnson will chair his first assembly of the new Cabinet at 9am tomorrow.

    While many acquainted faces will file into the Cabinet Room in 10 Downing Street, some like Nadhim Zahawi and Nadine Dorries shall be there for the first time.

    Cabinet conferences are sometimes on Tuesday mornings however the PM is raring to purchase his extreme crew following yesterday’s reshuffle.

  • Milica Cosic

    MORE APPOINTMENTS COME FLOODING IN

    • Jo Churchill as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
    • Vicky Ford as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Foreign Office
    • Chris Philp as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
    • Mike Freer as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for International Trade
    • Alex Burghart as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for Education
    • Will Quince as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for Education
    • Rachel Maclean as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Home Office
    • Trudy Harrison as a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for Transport
  • Milica Cosic

    NEW CABINET APPOINTMENTS ENJOY FIRST DAY IN THEIR NEW JOBS

    Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Simon Clarke and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss have all tweeted on their first day of their new roles.

  • Milica Cosic

    EXPLAINED: JUST HOW DIVERSE IS THE NEW CABINET?

    In an evaluation, The Sutton Trust charity has discovered that 60% of Boris Johnson’s new cupboard had been privately educated.

    This is barely down from Mr Johnson’s earlier cupboard (65%). And it compares to 29% of all MPs all through the House of Commons who had been privately educated, and roughly 7% of your entire inhabitants.

    The Sutton Trust furthermore discovered that 47% of the new cupboard attended every Oxford or Cambridge universities, which compares with 27% of all Conservative MPs, 18% of Labour MPs and 24% of all MPs.

    And higher than 1 / 4 (27%) of the new cupboard had been educated at each an unbiased school and Oxbridge.

  • Milica Cosic

    JESSE NORMAN SAYS GOODBYE

    Jesse Norman has stepped down as Financial Secretary to the Treasury, having served on this place since May 2019.

    He was accountable for managing the Covid furlough by the pandemic, as accurately as being accountable for HMRC, tax, customs, commerce and tariff safety to decide a couple of of his key duties.

  • Milica Cosic

    NEW MINISTER OF STATE ‘PLEASED TO RETURN’

    Conor Burns has returned to authorities as minister of state at the Northern Ireland Office. He sounds snug to be taking over the place.

    He resigned from authorities in May 202 after an investigation discovered he had threatened an organization chairman over a dispute alongside collectively together with his father. 

    Mr Burns was suspended from parliament for seven days at the time. 

  • Milica Cosic

    PICTURED: BORIS JOHNSON SIGNS NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE BETWEEN THE UK AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

    Today the Prime Minister welcomed His Highness Mohamed Bin Zayed to Downing Street, the place they signed a new Partnership for the Future between the UK and the United Arab Emirates.

  • Milica Cosic

    WHO IS DOMINIC RAAB?

    Raab is the son of a Czech-born Jewish father who acquired proper right here to Britain in 1938 to escape Nazi Germany.

    Due to his mom’s background, he was raised all through the Church of England.

    The 47-year-old studied legal guidelines at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and gained the Clive Parry Prize for worldwide legal guidelines.

    He then did a grasp’s diploma at Jesus College, Cambridge.

    Raab began his working life at Linklaters in London and licensed as a solicitor in 2000.

    He then joined the Foreign Office the place he instructed on a great deal of areas together with the Arab-Israeli battle, the EU and Gibraltar.

    Between 2006 and 2010 he labored in Parliament as Chief of Staff to David Davis and Dominic Grieve.

    He was elected to Parliament all through the 2010 election the place he represented Esher and Walton, a protected Conservative seat in Surrey.

  • Milica Cosic

    THE NEW EDUCATION SECRETARY, NADHIM ZAHAWI, ‘HONOURED’ TO BE WORKING AT THE DOE

    The new schooling secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, says he’s honoured to be working at the Department for Education in his new place:

    He talked about: “Children and youthful individuals have had a tough time all by this pandemic and I’ll be listening to them and their households as we velocity up our work to assemble as soon as extra elevated and fairer.

    “From my very private expertise, I do know what a beacon of different this nation is likely to be and I would really like all children, youthful individuals and adults to have entry to an excellent schooling, the changing into {{{qualifications}}} and choices to safe good jobs. That’s each essential for them and likewise our monetary system and is additional important now than ever prior to.

    “I can’t wait to get started, working with the amazing teachers and staff in our nurseries, schools, colleges and universities as well as employers and businesses.”

  • Milica Cosic

    MORE SACKINGS ANNOUNCED

    • Graham Stuart – beforehand a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for International Trade
    • James Duddridge – beforehand a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Foreign Office
    • Matt Warman – beforehand a parliamentary beneath secretary of state at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
  • Milica Cosic

    GAVIN WILLIAMSON ‘LEAST POPULAR MEMBER OF THE CABINET’

    Boris Johnson sacked 4 members of the cupboard as a part of his newest reshuffle.

    They had been: Gavin Williamson, who was schooling secretary; Robert Jenrick, who was housing secretary; Robert Buckland, who was justice secretary; and Amanda Milling, who was Conservative Party co-chair.

    Dominic Raab, who had been the worldwide secretary, was demoted to justice secretary.

    According to info from ConservativeHome, Mr Williamson was the least widespread member of the cupboard with Conservative occasion members.

    While Liz Truss, who has been promoted to worldwide secretary from worldwide commerce secretary, was most likely essentially the most well-liked.

  • Milica Cosic

    PM AND CROWN PRINCE OF UAE DISCUSSED ‘IMPORTANCE OF EXPANDING TRADE IN FUTURE’

    Earlier immediately, Boris Johnson met with Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan. 

    Since their assembly, a Downing Street spokesperson has revealed the pair spoke with regard to the “importance of expanding trade between the UK and UAE in future”. 

    Mr Johnson furthermore “welcomed” the UAE’s efforts on native local weather change, forward of the COP26 summit in November. 

    They talked in regards to the state of affairs in Afghanistan, agreeing on the necessity for worldwide cooperation. 

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