Out with the old in with the new

by Politicker

The first job for the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is to choose members of his cabinet. Here’s a who’s who of the new cabinet. A number of previous cabinet members have either resigned or been sacked.


  • Prime Minister – Boris Johnson

  • Chancellor – Sajid Javid


  • Foreign Secretary – Dominic Raab


  • Brexit Secretary – Stephen Barclay


  • Home Secretary – Priti Patel

  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – Michael Gove


  • Defence Secretary – Ben Wallace


  • International Trade Secretary – Liz Truss


  • Health & Social Care Secretary – Matt Hancock


  • Environment Secretary – Theresa Villiers

  • Education Secretary – Gavin Williamson


  • Culture Secretary – Nicky Morgan


  • Business Secretary – Andrea Leadsom


  • Housing & Communities Secretary – Robert Jenrick


  • Work & Pensions, Women & Equalities Secretary – Amber Rudd


  • Justice Secretary – Robert Buckland


  • International Development Secretary – Alok Sharma


  • Transport Secretary – Grant Shapps


  • Northern Ireland Secretary – Julian Smith


  • Welsh Secretary – Alun Cairns

  • Scottish Secretary – Alister Jack


  • Leader of the Lords – Baroness Evans


  • Party Chairman – James Cleverly


  • Leader of the Commons – Jacob Rees-Mogg


  • Chief Secretary to the Treasury – Rishi Sunak

  • Chief whip – Mark Spencer

  • Attorney General – Geoffrey Cox


  • Minister for housing, communities and local government – Esther McVey


  • Minister for home – Brandon Lewis


  • Minister for business, energy and industrial strategy, and education – Jo Johnson


  • Paymaster general – Oliver Dowden


  • Minister for business, energy and industrial strategy – Kwasi Kwarteng


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