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The New Cabinet

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Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 19:44:20

GO has resigned from the government
Philip Hammond appointed Chancellor

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 19:45:48

Boris Johnson Foreign Secretary - not official confirmed.

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 19:48:54

BJ now confirmed as FS

Anniebach Wed 13-Jul-16 19:50:38

Good grief

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 19:53:08

Amber Rudd new Home Secretary

whitewave Wed 13-Jul-16 19:59:38

Getting indigestion over Johnson!? I mean is he really a good representative for the UK?

Elrel Wed 13-Jul-16 20:01:48

Boris confirmed now, oops!!

Elrel Wed 13-Jul-16 20:02:27

Sorry Grace'sGran xpost.

Elrel Wed 13-Jul-16 20:03:52

IMHO BoJo could be fine if he decides to be and doesn't get distracted,

Alima Wed 13-Jul-16 20:06:04

What is Amber Rudd like, any good?

grannyactivist Wed 13-Jul-16 20:06:39

Fallon stays with Defence and Liam Fox is expected to be appointed to the new role of international trade minister.

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 20:09:40

BJ - Wars or great success - who knows!

Michael Fallon remains as Defence Secretary

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 20:10:49

x post sorry Grannyactivist

varian Wed 13-Jul-16 20:14:57

Wasn't it Amber Rudd who said she wouldn't trust Boris to drive her home after a party?

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 20:15:37

David Davis appointed Secretary of State for Leaving the European Union

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 20:18:23

Brexiters having to deal with Brexit - clever.

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 20:20:18

I have only heard good words about Amber Rudd Alima but those only from Conservatives. If it was her that said that about Boris she goes up in my view. He is really going to have to work at this now.

Gracesgran Wed 13-Jul-16 20:38:10

Liam Fox International Trade Secretary

Granny2016 Wed 13-Jul-16 20:40:02

I was hoping to see David Davis in the cabinet...a very sensible politician and excellent choice to deal with Brexit.
Not surprised to see Amber Rudd as Home Secretary,another tough woman.
Not too sure about Boris,but hope he steps up to the mark.

Alima Wed 13-Jul-16 20:45:58

Thank you Gracesgran. Hope she carries on where TM left off.

JessM Wed 13-Jul-16 21:00:27

She didn't want to let Boris off the hook maybe? Give him even more rope so that he can finally finish the job? Hardly Mr Diplomatic. The civil servants in the FO must be horrified.
Doesn't look like there was any more than speculation in the idea that she was going to appoint more women. Glad Amber Rudd is away from environment.
Glad Osborne has gone.

Jalima Wed 13-Jul-16 21:15:54

GO has resigned from the government
You read it here first grin

(did he go before he was pushed?)

NanKate Wed 13-Jul-16 21:26:56

I look forward to seeing how Boris copes with his new job. He makes me laugh, doesn't care what he says. I like him. Whether he can step up to the plate and become Foreign Secretary I am not sure.

I wonder what will happen to Gove, maybe he will be put out to pasture,

JessM Wed 13-Jul-16 21:45:42

Sounds ideal quality in an FS NanKate -"he doesn't care what he says"
Twitter is full of comments on BJ's appointment - some of them funny. Rude things he has said about the president of Turkey (goat F****er), Hilary Clinton, etc and:

"The last time Boris Johnson negotiated with the Germans he came back with 3 second hand water cannons."
And of course he was stopped from ever using this purchase by the Home Secretary herself.

Gove? I don't think so. No love lost there at all.

Jane10 Wed 13-Jul-16 21:46:05

Back benches for Gove I hope!