After emerging victorious from the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday to replace Theresa May. Boris Johnson was sworn in on Wednesday as the new Prime Minister. Johnson has since announced a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has seemingly taken a single-minded approach to his cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, in what some described as the “most brutal overhaul” of a cabinet in history.
Johnson has picked largely from loyalist and Brexiteer stock while a total of 14 cabinet ministers; mostly long-term May cabinet officials and Remain supporters such as Phillip Hammond and Jeremy Hunt, have exited the government.
The new cabinet have reportedly had to sign a pledge to deliver Brexit in 99 days, before 31 October.