Events in Turkey have understandably occupied the headlines, but the appointment of Theresa May’s new Government is still underway. Here is the latest news:


  • Lord Price, Minister of State at the Department for International Trade.
  • Philip Dunne, Minister of State at the Department of Health.
  • Sir Oliver Heald, Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice.
  • Nick Hurd, Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
  • Sam Gyimah moves from Childcare Minister to join the Ministry of Justice.
  • Mark Spencer, a former PPS, becomes a Whip.
  • Caroline Dinenage retains her role as Equalities Minister, but moves from her other brief at Justice to become a full-time Education Minister.
  • Julian Smith continues as a Whip but is promoted to also become Vice Chamberlain.
  • Tracey Crouch continues as Sports, Tourism and Heritage Minister.


  • Dominic Raab, former Minister for Human Rights at the Ministry of Justice.
  • Hugo Swire, former Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • James Duddridge, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Alistair Burt, former Care Minister.
  • John Penrose, former Minister for Constitutional Reform.
  • Desmond Swayne, former Minister for International Development.
  • Julian Brazier, former Minister for Reserves at the Ministry of Defence.

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