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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Liz Truss new cabinet in full: who is in and who is out?

Liz Truss new cabinet in full: who is in and who is out?

The new prime minister has made speedy changes to her top team and cleared out Rishi Sunak supporters

Here’s the full list of cabinet appointments at the end of Liz Truss’s first day as prime minister.

Who is in?

The new cabinet

*  Liz Truss, prime minister

*  Thérèse Coffey, deputy prime minister and health and social care secretary

*  Kwasi Kwarteng, chancellor of the exchequer

*  James Cleverly, foreign secretary

*  Suella Braverman, home secretary

*  Ben Wallace, defence secretary

*  Brandon Lewis, justice secretary and lord chancellor

*  Nadhim Zahawi, chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, minister for intergovernmental relations and minister for equalities

*  Penny Mordaunt, leader of the House of Commons and lord president of the council

*  Lord True, Lord privy seal and leader of the House of Lords

*  Jake Berry, minister without portfolio and Conservative party chairman

*  Alok Sharma, Cop26 president

*  Jacob Rees-Mogg, business, energy and industrial strategy secretary

*  Simon Clarke, levelling up, housing and communities secretary

*  Kemi Badenoch, international trade secretary and president of the board of trade

*  Chloe Smith, work and pensions secretary

*  Kit Malthouse, education secretary

*  Ranil Jayawardena, environment secretary

*  Anne-Marie Trevelyan, transport secretary

*  Michelle Donelan, culture secretary

*  Chris Heaton-Harris, Northern Ireland secretary

*  Alister Jack, Scotland secretary

*  Robert Buckland, Wales secretary

Attending cabinet

*  Wendy Morton, chief whip and parliamentary secretary to the Treasury

*  Chris Philp, chief secretary to the Treasury

*  Michael Ellis QC, attorney general

*  Edward Argar, paymaster general and minister for the Cabinet Office

*  Vicky Ford, minister for development at the Foreign Office

*  Tom Tugendhat, minister for security at the home department

*  James Heappey, minister for the armed forces and veterans at the Ministry of Defence

*  Graham Stuart, minister for climate at the business department


Who is out?


Boris Johnson, former prime minister

Priti Patel, former home secretary

Dominic Raab, former justice secretary and deputy PM

*  Nadine Dorries, former culture secretary

*  Grant Shapps, former transport secretary

*  Steve Barclay, former health secretary

*  Greg Clark, former levelling-up secretary

*  George Eustice, former environment secretary

*  Shailesh Vara, former Northern Ireland secretary


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