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UK Prime Minister David Cameron Reshuffles Cabinet After Election Victory

UK Prime Minister David Cameron Reshuffles Cabinet After Election Victory: Here we are providing you the latest news about UK PM David Cameron reshuffles cabinet after election victory. Cameron announced his new appointments Monday. He also invited London Mayor Boris Johnson to cabinet meetings. This will be the first Conservative-only cabinet in 18 years, The Guardian reports. Newly re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron continued his cabinet reshuffle on Monday as his Conservative Party’s unexpected majority win in the general election last Thursday has allowed him to form a single-party administration after five years of coalition government. The London Mayor and newly appointed MP will attend David Cameron’s cabinet but “devote his attention” to his final year as Mayor.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron Reshuffles Cabinet After Election Victory

Cameron’s Conservative cabinet reshuffle

Sajid Javid has been made business secretary, replacing Lib Dem stalwart Vince Cable, who lost his seat and cabinet position in the election. John Whittingdale will be made Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

Robert Halfon will become deputy leader of the Conservative Party.

Priti Patel has been promoted to Employment minister, replacing Esther McVey who lost her seat on Thursday.

Amber Rudd will move from the Treaasury to the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

David Cameron has announced that Boris Johnson will attend his “political cabinet” – but doesn’t seem to have been given a government job.

David Cameron confirmed this morning that Baroness Tina Stowell will remain as Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal, and will be promoted to a full member of the cabinet.

Iain Duncan Smith will stay on as Work and Pensions Secretary.

Nicky Morgan continues in her dual role of Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities.

With Michael Gove taking his roles as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Chris Grayling has been appointed to the Cabinet post of Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons.

Michael Gove now returns to the Cabinet as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, both roles previously held by Chris Grayling.

Michael Fallon continues as Secretary of State for Defence.

Philip Hammond continues as Foreign Secretary, a role he assumed in July 2014 having previously served as Defence Secretary.

The most high profile woman in David Cameron’s Cabinet, Theresa May continues as Home Secretary.

George Osborne continues as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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