Boris Johnson is hiring and firing ministers as he carries out a reshuffle of his authorities following his normal election victory final 12 months.
Here is who’s in and who’s out because the prime minister wields the axe:
Julian Smith – sacked as Northern Eire secretary
Simply weeks after serving to to revive power-sharing authorities in Northern Eire, Mr Smith has misplaced his job.
Regardless of the reward he obtained for his position in returning devolved authorities at Stormont, the Skipton and Ripon MP had beforehand been earmarked as disloyal to Mr Johnson over Brexit.
Andrea Leadsom – sacked as enterprise secretary
The main Brexiteer has misplaced the job she held since Mr Johnson grew to become prime minister in July.
Previous to becoming a member of his cupboard, Ms Leadsom ran towards Mr Johnson in final 12 months’s Conservative management contest.
Theresa Villiers – sacked as atmosphere secretary
One other Brexiteer to lose her job now that the UK has left the EU.
Her alternative should assist oversee negotiations on entry to UK fishing waters as the federal government holds commerce talks with the EU over the following few months.
Geoffrey Cox – sacked as legal professional normal
The previous barrister – yet one more Brexiteer to go away the federal government – misplaced his job simply earlier than he was on account of tackle the Home of Commons on Thursday morning.
Solicitor normal Michael Ellis as a substitute took questions from MPs.
Esther McVey – sacked as housing minister
The Conservatives will now have gone by ten housing ministers in lower than ten years after Ms McVey’s sacking.
The Brexiteer ran towards Mr Johnson in final 12 months’s Conservative management contest however was knocked out within the first spherical.
Chris Skidmore – sacked as universities minister
The Kingswood MP has misplaced the job he held in two spells.
He was first appointed universities minister by ex-prime minister Theresa Could in December 2018 and held the position till Mr Johnson entered Downing Avenue final July.
Mr Skidmore returned to the job when his successor – Mr Johnson’s brother Jo Johnson – stop the federal government after simply six weeks in put up.
Nusrat Ghani – sacked as transport minister
The prime minister is anticipated to announce replacements for sacked ministers later at present.