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Cabinet reshuffle live blog: Sajid Javid quits as Chancellor

Cabinet reshuffle live blog: Sajid Javid quits as Chancellor
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Boris Johnson's much-lauded Cabinet reshuffle has arrived. The sackings are now finished and the new hirings are underway. The biggest news by far is the loss of Sajid Javid. This is how things currently stand:

Sackings and resignations:

  • Sajid Javid - Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Julian Smith - Northern Ireland secretary
  • Geoffrey Cox QC - Attorney General
  • Andrea Leadsom - BEIS
  • Theresa Villiers - DEFRA
  • Esther McVey - housing minister
  • Chris Skidmore - universities minister
  • Nusrat Ghani - transport minister
  • George Freeman - transport minister
  • Promotions:

    • Rishi Sunak - Chancellor of the Exchequer
    • Alok Sharma - BEIS
    • Anne-Marie Trevelyan - DFID
    • Oliver Dowden - DCMS
    • Suella Braverman - Attorney General
    • Stephen Barclay - Chief Secretary to the Treasury
    • Brandon Lewis - DCMS
    • George Eustice - DEFRA
    • And here is how the Cabinet currently looks in full:

      Rishi Sunak - Chancellor

      Sajid Javid resigns

      Dominic Raab - Foreign Secretary

      Priti Patel - Home Secretary

      Michael Gove - Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

      Robert Buckland QC - Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

      Ben Wallace - Secretary of State for Defence

      Matt Hancock - Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

      Alok Sharma - Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, minister in charge of COP 26

      Andrea Leadsom has been sacked

      Elizabeth Truss - Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, Minister for Women and Equalities

      Thérèse Coffey - Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

      Gavin Williamson - Secretary of State for Education

      George Eustice - Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

      Theresa Villiers has been sacked 

      Robert Jenrick - Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

      Grant Shapps - Secretary of State for Transport

      Brandon Lewis - Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

      Julian Smith has announced his sacking

      Alister Jack - Secretary of State for Scotland

      Simon Hart - Secretary of State for Wales

      Baroness Evans of Bowes Park - Leader of the House of Lords, Lord Privy Seal

      Baroness Nicky Morgan - Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

      Anne-Marie Trevelyan - Secretary of State for International Development

      Alok Sharma has moved to BEIS

      James Cleverly - Minister without Portfolio

      Also attending Cabinet 

      Stephen Barclay - Chief Secretary to the Treasury

      Rishi Sunak is now the Chancellor

      Jacob Rees-Mogg - Leader of the House of Commons, Lord President of the Council

      Mark Spencer - Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip)

      Suella Braverman - Attorney General

      Geoffrey Cox QC has been sacked

      Kwasi Kwarteng - Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth

      Jake Berry - Minister of State (Minister for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth)

      Vacant - Minister of State for Housing

      Esther McVey has announced her sacking

      Vacant - Minister of State for Security and Deputy for EU Exit and No Deal Preparation

      Brandon Lewis moved the Northern Ireland office

      Zac Goldsmith - Minister of State

      Oliver Dowden - Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office