Cabinet reshuffle: Who’s in and who’s out

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A quick guide to the ins and outs as Prime Minister Theresa May reshuffles the Cabinet.

Jeremy Hunt addresses the Tory party conference

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STAYS: Jeremy Hunt keeps his job as Health Secretary, but his role has been expanded to include social care.

James Brokenshire

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OUT: James Brokenshire quits as Northern Ireland Secretary for health reasons.

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley

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NEW JOB: Karen Bradley relinquishes her role as Culture Secretary and replaces Mr Brokenshire

NEW JOB: Outgoing digital minister Matt Hancock gets a promotion to Culture Secretary.

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Sir Patrick McLoughlin

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OUT: Sir Patrick McLoughlin, Conservative Party chairman, leaves Cabinet.

Brandon Lewis

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IN: Brandon Lewis replaces Sir Patrick as Tory Party chairman.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: James Cleverly attends the UK film premiere for 'Margin Call' at the Vue cinema Leicester Square on January 9, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Image: James Cleverly

IN: James Cleverly appointed deputy party chairman.

Vice Chairs, Chair and Deputy Chair of Conservative Party outside Downing street in the reshuffle

Image: The new appointments at CCHQ

Also in at CCHQ:

  • Chris Skidmore (vice chair for policy)
  • Kemi Badenoch (vice chair for candidates)
  • Ben Bradley (vice chair for youth)
  • Maria Caulfield (vice chair for women)
  • Rehman Chishti (vice chair for communities)
  • Helen Grant (vice chair for communities)
  • Andrew Jones (vice chair for business engagement)
  • Marcus Jones (vice chair for local government)
  • James Morris (vice chair for training and development).
Justice Minister David Lidington

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NEW JOB: David Lidington moves from Justice Secretary to Cabinet Office minister.

David Gauke

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NEW JOB: Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke replaces Mr Lidington as Justice Secretary

Britain's Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid

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NEW JOB (sort of): Sajid Javid remains as Communities and Local Government Secretary, with housing added to his title – a sign of the issue’s increased political importance. His new title is Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

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  • Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
  • Chancellor Philip Hammond
  • Home Secretary Amber Rudd
  • Brexit Secretary David Davis
  • International Trade Secretary Liam Fox
  • Environment Secretary Michael Gove
  • Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson will remain in their roles.

This story is being updated as the appointments are announced. Keep checking back for the latest moves.

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Cabinet reshuffle: Who’s in and who’s out

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