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Boris’s Cabinet: who’s in and out?

Boris's Cabinet: who's in and out?
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A day on from Boris Johnson's brutal Cabinet clear out, the PM is appointing junior ministers tonight. Here is the full list of who's in, and who's out so far:

Who's in:

  • Sajid Javid, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Priti Patel, Secretary of State for the Home Department
  • Dominic Raab, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and First Secretary of State
  • Stephen Barclay, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (continues role)
  • Michael Gove, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
  • Ben Wallace, Secretary of State for Defence
  • Liz Truss, Secretary of State for International Trade
  • Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (continues role)
  • Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (continues role)
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg, Leader of the House of Commons and Lord President of the Council
  • Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education
    • Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
    • Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
    • Andrea Leadsom, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
    • Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
    • Robert Buckland QC, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
    • Alok Sharma, Secretary of State for International Development
    • Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport
    • Alun Cairns, Secretary of State for Wales (continues role)
    • Julian Smith, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
    • Alister Jack, Secretary of State for Scotland
    • Mark Spencer, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip of the House of Commons
    • Geoffrey Cox QC, Attorney General for England and Wales (continues role)
    • Brandon Lewis, Minister of State (for Security), Home Office
    • Jo Johnson, Minister of State (for Universities), Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Education
    • Esther McVey, Minister of State (for Housing), Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
    • Jake Berry, Minister of State, Cabinet Office and Housing, Communities and Local Government
      • Oliver Dowden, Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office
      • Kwasai Kwarteng, Minister of State (for Energy), Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
      • James Cleverly, Minister without Portfolio and Conservative Party Chair
      • Rishi Sunak, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
      • Baroness Evans of Bowes Park, Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal
      • Junior ministerial posts:

        • Jesse Norman, staying as Financial Secretary to the Treasury
        • Nigel Adams, DCMS (sport)
        • Kit Malthouse, Home Office (police)
        • Nick Gibb, staying as Schools Minister
        • Conor Burns, Minister for State at the Department for International Trade
        • George Eustice, Defra
        • Thérèse Coffey, Defra
          • Chris Skidmore, Health
          • Chris Heaton Harris, Transport
          • Caroline Dinenage stays at Health
          • Andrew Stephenson, FCO & DfID
          • Andrew Murrison stays at FCO & DfID
          • Justin Tomlinson stays at DWP
          • Chris Pincher, Foreign Office
          • Mark Lancaster stays at Ministry of Defence
          • Who's out:

            • Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (sacked)
            • Claire Perry, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth (resigned to take up COP26 Presidency)
            • Mel Stride, Leader of the House of Commons (sacked)
            • Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (resigned)
            • David Gauke, Secretary of State for Justice (resigned)
            • Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer (resigned)
            • Rory Stewart, Secretary of State for International Development (resigned)
            • David Lidington, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (resigned)
            • Penny Mordaunt, Secretary of State for Defence (sacked)
            • Liam Fox, Secretary of State for International Trade (sacked)
            • Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (resigned)
            • Julian Smith, Chief Whip of the House of Commons (resigned)
            • Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport (resigned)
            • Karen Bradley, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (sacked)
            • James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
            • Damian Hinds, Secretary of State for Education (sacked)
            • Caroline Nokes, Minister of State for Immigration (sacked)
            • David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland (sacked)