British Cabinet reshuffle post May's Election disaster

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday appointed an effective "Deputy Prime Minister" after her election disaster.

Ankit Pal IANS
Posted : 12th June, 2017 Updated : Monday, 12 June 2017 07:35:40 AM
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British Cabinet reshuffle post May's Election disaster
British Cabinet reshuffle post May's Election disaster

London : British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday appointed an effective "Deputy Prime Minister" after her election disaster.

Long-time friend Damian Green was made First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office, as the delayed Cabinet reshuffle got underway, Independent reported.

Green was shifted from work and pensions to the new role at the Prime Minister's side.

Former MP Gavin Barwell was appointed as new chief of staff and Liam Fox will remain as Secretary of State for International Trade.

David Gauke was promoted from Treasury Chief Secretary to be the new Work and Pensions Secretary and David Lidington from Commons Leader to Justice Secretary.

Elizabeth Truss was moved from Justice Secretary to be Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

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