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To those in the UK - government reshuffle

(103 Posts)
hazel93 Wed 15-Sep-21 16:34:24

Gavin Williamson sacked. That's made my day - totally incompetent in every post he has held.
Sudden thought - the next could be even worse - no, surely not.

Alegrias1 Wed 15-Sep-21 16:44:07

Truss is Foreign Secretay. It can't really get any worse. sad

hazel93 Wed 15-Sep-21 16:49:05

Oh, yes it could !

Dinahmo Wed 15-Sep-21 16:50:45

Raab has gone, also Jenrick and Buckland. Still no news about Patel.

Truss has been an MP since 2010. Given the number of roles she's had in the govt. she can't have been up to much. Certainly her attempts at a trade deal with Australia weren' exactly brilliant.

Riverwalk Wed 15-Sep-21 16:51:17

Truss made Foreign Secretary - strange times. Mind you Bozzer was a previous incumbent.

hazel93 Wed 15-Sep-21 16:52:54

And what a mess he made of that .

Dinahmo Wed 15-Sep-21 16:54:39

Just rad that Patel and Sunak keep their roles. Raab is the new justice secretary the 8th in 10 years. Doesn't say much for continuity.

LauraNorder Wed 15-Sep-21 16:55:44

Glad to see Gavin Williamson go. Most ineffectual Education Secretary in history.
Sad to see Robert Buckland replaced by Dominic Raab at Justice.
Think Liz Truss will be a good Foreign Secretary.
Very pleased that Rishi Sunak stays in place.
Nadine Dorris - culture Secretary πŸ˜‚

Sarnia Wed 15-Sep-21 16:57:32

Like rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic.

GrannyGravy13 Wed 15-Sep-21 16:58:16

Priti Patel stays according to Sky

AGAA4 Wed 15-Sep-21 17:02:06

My daughter and her colleagues (teachers) are cheering. Gavin Williamson has gone. He just seemed intent on making their lives more difficult.

AGAA4 Wed 15-Sep-21 17:02:06

My daughter and her colleagues (teachers) are cheering. Gavin Williamson has gone. He just seemed intent on making their lives more difficult.

LauraNorder Wed 15-Sep-21 17:02:53

Was hoping Jeremy Hunt would be brought in.

LauraNorder Wed 15-Sep-21 17:04:03

Nadine Dorries, I’m a conservative get me out of here.

LauraNorder Wed 15-Sep-21 17:06:03

Nadhim Zahawi education, could be good

Blossoming Wed 15-Sep-21 17:07:21

What role do you see for Jeremy Laura?

Lucca Wed 15-Sep-21 17:08:09

Dinahmo

Just rad that Patel and Sunak keep their roles. Raab is the new justice secretary the 8th in 10 years. Doesn't say much for continuity.

He is also deputy PM. Why ???

LauraNorder Wed 15-Sep-21 17:12:19

I thought he’d be good as Education Secretary. Any role bringing him in to cabinet would bring a bit more balance * Blossoming*

Blossoming Wed 15-Sep-21 17:15:34

Thanks Laura, it would have been interesting to see what he could do.

sodapop Wed 15-Sep-21 17:16:50

Sarnia

Like rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic.

Love it Sarnia grin

Raab is Deputy PM because incompetence is always rewarded in Government circles.

Sarnia Wed 15-Sep-21 17:18:44

LauraNorder

Was hoping Jeremy Hunt would be brought in.

LauraNorder Please NO! Not Jeremy Hunt. I worked in the NHS when he was Health Minister. Breweries and p**s ups come to mind.

Riverwalk Wed 15-Sep-21 17:33:49

Oliver Dowden made 'minister without portfolio' - can there be a sadder title! grin

And replaced as culture secretary by Nadine Dorries!

hazel93 Wed 15-Sep-21 17:38:22

Jeremy Hunt - really !
Now out of the cabinet he is very good at saying what should have been done - so why did he not do it at the time ?
Sour grapes in a vineyard.

MaizieD Wed 15-Sep-21 17:39:24

sodapop

Sarnia

Like rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic.

Love it Sarnia grin

Raab is Deputy PM because incompetence is always rewarded in Government circles.

Several people have pointed out on social media that some times the reward for being a poor Foreign Sec was PM...

lemongrove Wed 15-Sep-21 17:50:00

LauraNorder

Glad to see Gavin Williamson go. Most ineffectual Education Secretary in history.
Sad to see Robert Buckland replaced by Dominic Raab at Justice.
Think Liz Truss will be a good Foreign Secretary.
Very pleased that Rishi Sunak stays in place.
Nadine Dorris - culture Secretary πŸ˜‚

I agree LauraπŸ˜ƒ
Very pleased the awful Williamson has gone.