Britain’s education minister Gavin Williamson and foreign minister Dominic Raab were among the casualties as Prime Minister Boris Johnson replaced his cabinet on Wednesday.
Mr. Raab was removed from his post and appointed to the Department of Justice, replacing Robert Buckland. As a consolation, Mr. Raab was given the roles of deputy prime minister and Lord Chancellor.
She was replaced by Liz Truss, secretary of international trade, the second woman to take on the role of secretary of state.
Oliver Dowden quit his job as culture secretary to become co-chairman of the party with Nadine Dorries, while Williamson was replaced by vaccine minister Nadhim Zahawi, putting on a bold face.
Mr Williamson, who has faced repeated calls to resign before this day for his handling of school cuts during the pandemic, said after his dismissal that he was “proud” of the transformational reforms I’ve spearheaded in post-16 education: further education colleges, our skills agenda, apprenticeships and more. .
Elsewhere, Michael Gove made a departmental turn to replace Robert Jenrick at the Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
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