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Raab Out As Foreign Sec, Becomes Deputy PM & Justice Min


BBC's Laura Kuenssberg and blogger Guido Fawkes confirming that Dominic Raab has been relieved of his position as Foreign Secretary.

  • Raab will serve as Justice Minister as well as taking the previously defunct position of Deputy Prime Minister, an office that has not existed since it was held by former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg during the coalition gov't of 2010-15 between Clegg's Lib Dems and former PM David Cameron's Conservatives.
  • With Raab out as Foreign Secretary it leaves one of the most senior positions in UK politics vacant. Rumour mill has current Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss as the person likely to fill the position. Truss has cemented herself as a favourite of the Conservative party grassroots during her tenure at DIT, and currently sits as the most popular Cabinet minister among party members:

Source: ConservativeHome

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