Published: Tue, January 09, 2018
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

Jeremy Hunt sorry for 'accidentally' liking tweet about Justine Greening quitting cabinet

Jeremy Hunt sorry for 'accidentally' liking tweet about Justine Greening quitting cabinet

The former justice secretary will move to the Cabinet Office and chair numerous key government committees on behalf of the prime minister.

Theresa May was forced to refresh her team on Monday following the resignation of Damian Green after he admitted lying over pornography on his office computer.

Although he will not officially hold the title of deputy prime minister, he is expected to deputise for Mrs May at prime minister's questions.

May's office also said interior minister Amber Rudd would continue in her role.

Chris Grayling was congratulated on the Conservatives' Twitter account before it was deleted and Brandon Lewis was confirmed as having the new role. Ministers who did move included culture secretary Karen Bradley, who becomes Northern Ireland secretary after James Brokenshire resigned, revealing he needs surgery for lesions on his lung.

'Justine was an excellent minister and will be a great loss to govt'.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and Sen. These charges are being investigated by a congressional committee.

Ms Greening was succeeded as Education Secretary by Damian Hinds, who was promoted from being a junior Work and Pensions Minister.

Sajid Javid has had his responsibility for housing added to his existing Cabinet title in a sign of the issue's increasing political importance. Greg Clark, also remains at the business department, as does the recently appointed Gavin Williamson at defense.

Speculation remained rife at Westminster that several big names were on their way out of the Cabinet, with Education Secretary Justine Greening and the Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom reported to be vulnerable as the Prime Minister sought to assert her authority.

Jeremy Corbyn told a meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party that the reshuffle was a "pointless and lacklustre" PR stunt.

"It's simply not good enough".

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