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. ​

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