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    Theresa May Makes Appointments After UK General Election

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    There are new appoinments in the new May`s Cabinet Office amid cabinet reshuffle, the Downing Street said in a statement.

    LONDON (Sputnik) — Damian Green, who previously served as the UK work and pensions secretary, has been promoted to first secretary of state and minister for the Cabinet Office in cabinet reshuffle, the Downing Street said in a statement.

    "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Damian Green as first secretary of state and minister for the Cabinet Office," the statement read.

    Moreover, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark will stay in his role in the new UK cabinet formed by Prime Minister Theresa May.

    "Greg Clark has been confirmed as secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy," the Downing Street said in a statement.

    Meanwhile, UK's Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox remained in office following the reshuffle in the UK government carried out by UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, the statement of Prime Minister's Office said.

    "Dr Liam Fox has been confirmed as secretary of state for international trade," the statement read.

    David Gauke, who previously served as the UK chief secretary to the Treasury, has been promoted to serve as secretary of state for work and pensions in the new cabinet, the Downing Street said in a statement.

    As for the UK's chief secretary to the Treasury office, Elizabeth Truss was appointed as a UK's chief secretary to the Treasury in the new country's government, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said in a statement Sunday.

    "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Liz Truss as chief secretary to the Treasury, attending cabinet," the statement said.

    In the previous cabinet, Truss held the position of the lord chancellor and secretary of state for justice, while the position of the chief secretary to the Treasury was held by David Gauke.

    "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of David Gauke as secretary of state for work and pensions," the statement read.

    UK Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities Justine Greening remains in office after the reshuffle in the country's Cabinet, Downing Street said in a statement Sunday.

    "Justine Greening has been confirmed as secretary of state for education," the prime minister's office said in a statement adding that Greening was also reappointed as minister for women and equalities.

    David Lidington, who previously served as the leader of the UK House of Commons, has been promoted to serve as justice secretary in the new cabinet, 10 Downing Street said in a statement.

    "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of David Lidington as lord chancellor and secretary of state for justice," the statement read.

    There are also several more appointmnets. UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid stays in his role in the new country's government, 10 Downing Street said in a statement Sunday.

    "Sajid Javid has been confirmed as secretary of state for communities and local government," the statement readMay is reshuffling the cabinet after the snap general election held on Thursday.

    UK Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling stays in his role in the new country's government, Downing Street said in a statement Sunday.

    "Chris Grayling has been confirmed as secretary of state for transport," the statement read.

    UK Secretary of State for International Development Jeremy Hunt stays in her role in the new country's government, Downing Street said in a statement Sunday.

    "Priti Patel has been confirmed as secretary of state for international development," the statement read.

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May is currently making appointments to the new cabinet formed after Thursday's snap general election.

    Patel is the thirteenth cabinet member whose role was not change over the reshuffle. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Chancellor Philip Hammond, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Brexit Secretary David Davis, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, Business Secretary Greg Clark, Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities Justine Greening and Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns, Justice Secretary David Lidington, Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt are also staying in the new cabinet.

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