Prime Minister Boris Johnson He made a dramatic reshuffle in his cabinet this afternoon.
According to No. 10 sources, the long-awaited shake-up was to form a “strong team to recover from the epidemic.”
Mr Johnson said his new top team would “work tirelessly to unite and level the country”.
Some ministers were fired, others retained their posts and new appointments were made.
Here, we take a look at the changes:
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Gavin Williamson was the first to lose his job as education secretary after former vaccine minister Nadeem Zahawi demanded his removal.
Mr Williamson confirmed his departure, saying “it is an honor to serve as Secretary of Education from 2019”, adding that he would continue to support the Prime Minister and the government.
The change led to the removal of Robert Bookland from the post of Secretary of Justice, replaced by former Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who has been widely criticized for tackling the Afghan crisis.
Mr Raab will also become deputy prime minister – a role that Nick Clegg last played during the coalition government.
Liz Truss has filled her shoes as the new Secretary of State, while Anne Marie Trevelyn has been named Secretary of State for International Trade.
Housing Secretary Robert Genrick was third, replaced by Michael Gove. He also takes on the responsibility of the government to balance ministerial responsibility for unions and elections.
Stephen Barclay, meanwhile, has replaced Mr Gove as Chancellor of the Duchess of Lancaster and Minister of the Cabinet Office.
Conservative party co-chairperson Amanda Malinga was also fired a few weeks before the Tory conference.
Oliver Duden has been removed from his post as well as a minister.
Nadine Doris, one of the best-selling authors and former star of IMA Celebrity; Get Me Out of Here, has replaced Mr. Doden as the new Secretary of Culture.
A spokesman for No. 10 said: “Robert Bookland, as Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor, has made significant contributions to the government, including securing our roads through significant reforms to address sentencing and refunding.” Thank you for your hard work and dedication.
“Robert Generick has led the way in the last two years. The most important thing is to reform the way we build more homes so that home ownership becomes a reality for many people.” Are grateful
“Gavin Williamson has been instrumental in changing the skills agenda as we build a high-wage and high-skilled economy, which guarantees lifelong skills to millions of people across the country.” And thank you for the services.
Rishi Sink remains Chancellor of the Exchequer, Preity Patel retains her job as Home Secretary, and Ben Wallace is Secretary of Defense.
Sajid Javed is still the Health Secretary, Kosi Quarting has retained his position as Business Secretary, and Alok Shermer has been the COP 26 President.
Thrace Kofi has served as Secretary of State and Pensions, as well as Transport Secretary Grant Sheppard and George Justus as Environment Secretary.
Mark Spencer remains Parliamentary Secretary of the Treasury – Chief Whip Baroness Natalie Evans has retained her title as Leader of the House of Lords, while Jacob Race-Mogg has been Leader of the House of Commons.
Lord Frost remained Minister of State, Cabinet Office. Michelle Donilon retains her position as Minister of State in the Department of Education. And Suella Braverman as Attorney General.
Kit Malth is a minister in the House Home Office and the Ministry of Justice, while Nigel Adams has been appointed Minister of State (Minister for Portfolio) in the Cabinet Office, and MP Simon Clarke has been appointed the new Chief Secretary to the Treasury. Well received.
Meanwhile, Wales Secretary of State Simon Hart, Northern Ireland Secretary of State Brendan Lewis and Scotland Secretary of State Alastair Jack have all retained their jobs.
Following the announcement, Boris Johnson tweeted: “The cabinet I have appointed today will work tirelessly to unite and bring the whole country together. We will build better than the epidemic and meet your priorities.” “Now let’s move on.”