U.K. Prime Minister Sunak Picks His New Cabinet (Pictures)

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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak asked Jeremy Hunt to stay on as Britain’s top finance minister, and also kept his predecessor’s foreign and defense secretaries in place.

Pm Sunak’s new cabinet reflects, it is pointed out, his desire for continuity and stability rather than dynamic across-the-board changes.

Below are officially confirmed appointments.

The Rt Hon Sir Gavin Williamson CBE MP appointed Minister of State Minister without portfolio in the Cabinet OfficeThe Rt Hon Tom Tugendhat MBE MP re-appointed Minister of State (Minister for Security) in the Home Office. The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP appointed Minister of State (Minister for Immigration) in the Home Office. The Rt Hon Johnny Mercer MP appointed Minister of State (Minister for Veterans Affairs) in the Cabinet Office.The Rt Hon Lord True CBE re-appointed Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords. David TC Davies MP appointed Secretary of State for Wales.The Rt Hon Alister Jack MP re-appointed Secretary of State for ScotlandThe Rt Hon Chris Heaton-Harris MP re-appointed Secretary of State for Northern IrelandThe Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP re-appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and SportJohn Glen MP appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury The Rt Hon Mark Harper MP appointed Secretary of State for TransportJeremy Quin MP appointed Paymaster General, and Minister for the Cabinet Office.Victoria Prentis MP appointed Attorney GeneralThe Rt Hon Kemi Badenoch MP re-appointed Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade. Appointed Minister for Women and EqualitiesThe Rt Hon Michael Gove MP appointed Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Minister for Intergovernmental Relations.The Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP appointed Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. The Rt Hon Dr Thérèse Coffey MP appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.The Rt Hon Mel Stride MP appointed Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.
Gillian Keegan MP has been appointed Secretary of State for Education. The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP has been reappointed as Lord President of the Council, and Leader of the House of Commons.The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP has been appointed Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.The Rt Hon Suella Braverman KC MP has been appointed as Secretary of State for the Home Department. The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP has been appointed Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP appointed Minister without Portfolio.The Rt Hon Ben Wallace reappointed Secretary of State for DefenceThe Rt Hon James Cleverly MP reappointed Secretary of State for Foreign Commonwealth and Development AffairsThe Rt Hon Simon Hart MP appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip)The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP appointed Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice.The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP re-appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer.

 

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