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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reshuffling his cabinet on Thursday, appointing a team he hopes will deliver his vision for Britain beyond Brexit .

    The government reshuffle is not expected to be as explosive as could be expected, based on his senior adviser Dominic Cummings' well-publicised desire to see a radical reorganisation of government to fit Boris Johnson's agenda.

    The United Kingdom officially left the European Union on 31 January, completing a three-and-a-half-year process that began with the 2016 Brexit referendum. Until the year's end, the UK will be subject to EU rules and regulations as part of a transition period that gives both sides 11 months to strike agreements on a wide range of areas of cooperation, including trade.

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    • 17:50

      Amanda Milling Appointed Minister Without Portfolio, and Member of the Cabinet

    • 17:01

      Mark Spencer Remains Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip)

    • 16:22

      Jacob Rees-Mogg Remains Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

    • 16:20

      Ex-Brexit Minister Steve Barclay Appointed Chief Secretary to UK Treasury

    • 12:41

      Alok Sharma Appointed Secretary of State

    • 12:38

      Michael Gove Remains as Cabinet Office Minister

    • 12:34

      Priti Patel Keeps Home Office Ministry

    • 12:31

      Dominic Raab Retains Job as Foreign Minister yes

    • 12:00

      Rishi Sunak Reportedly to be Named UK's Finance Minister

    • 11:52

      UK Finance Minister Sajid Javid Resigns - Reports

    • 11:33

      Jacob Rees-Mogg will not be Drawn on Cabinet Reshuffle Speculation

    • 11:30

      George Freeman Sacked as Transport Minister

    • 10:59

      Nusrat Ghani Sacked as Junior Minister at Department of Transport

    • 10:58

      Attorney General Geoffrey Cox Resigns

    • 10:54

      Housing Minister Esther McVey and Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers are Sacked as UK Government Ministers

    • 10:06

      Britain’s Business Minister Andrea Leadsom Quits Government in Reshuffle - Report

      "It has been a real privilege to serve in government for the last six years ... I now look forward to focusing on my constituents," Leadsom said on Twitter.

    • 10:05

      UK Northern Ireland Minister Smith Leaves Government - Reports

      Britain's Northern Ireland minister Julian Smith said that he had left his role in government, saying on Twitter that serving the province had been a privilege.

      "Serving the people of Northern Ireland has been the biggest privilege," Smith said. 

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