THERESA MAY’S FIRST CABINET

The new cabinet

Theresa May – Prime minister

Philip Hammond – Chancellor (promoted – was foreign secretary)

Boris Johnson – Foreign secretary (promoted – was backbencher)

Amber Rudd – Home secretary (promoted – was energy secretary)

Michael Fallon – Defence secretary (no change)

David Davis – Brexit secretary (promoted – was backbencher)

Liam Fox – International trade secretary (promoted – was backbencher)

Liz Truss – Justice secretary (promoted – was environment secretary)

Justine Greening – Education secretary and minister for women and equalities (promoted – was international development secretary)

Gavin Williamson – Chief whip (promoted – was David Cameron’s PPS. The chief whip attends cabinet, but often the chief whip is not technically a cabinet minister)

Patrick McLoughlin – Conservative chairman (promoted/moved sideways – was transport secretary)

Jeremy Hunt – Health secretary (no change)

Natalie Evans – Leader of the Lords (promoted – was a Lords whip)

Chris Grayling – Transport secretary (promoted/moved sideways – was leader of the Commons)

Damian Green – Work and pensions secretary (promoted – was a backbencher)

Andrea Leadsom – Environment secretary (promoted – was energy minister)

Sajid Javid – Communities secretary (moved sideways/demoted – was business secretary)

James Brokenshire – Northern Ireland secretary (promoted – was immigration minister)

Greg Clark – Business and energy secretary (promoted – was communities secretary)

Priti Patel – International development secretary (promoted – was employment minister)

Karen Bradley – Culture secretary (promoted – was Home Office minister)

Alun Cairns – Welsh secretary (no change)

David Mundell – Scottish secretary (no change)

David Gauke – Chief secretary to the Treasury (promoted – was financial secretary to the Treasury)

David Lidington – Leader of the Commons and lord president of the council (promoted – was Europe minister)

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