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Thursday

08:50: Jake Berry is Minister of State at the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. He will also attend Cabinet. Loyalty counts.

Wednesday

23:58: Kwasi Kwarteng appointed Business Minister. Why Kwasi so late? He reportedly had his phone off all day, unorthodox career strategy on reshuffle day…

23:02: Oliver Dowden becomes Paymaster General and Cabinet Office Minister (n.b. all appointments today attending Cabinet). Oliver Wow-den…

22:55: Jo Johnson returns as Universities Minister in BEIS and DfE. Jo with the flow…

22:47: Brandon Lewis becomes Home Office Minister. Not a-Brandoned…

22:43: Jacob Rees-Mogg becomes Leader of the House of Commons. Top Mogg…

22:41: Esther McVey becomes Minister at MHCLG. McVey rejoins the fray…

22:32: James Cleverly becomes Tory Party Chairman. Cleverly done…

22:11 Rishi Sunak becomes Chief Secretary to the Treasury. Not a moment too Sunak…

21:51 Geoffrey Cox remains Attorney General. Cox in the box…

21:39: Baroness Evans remains Leader of the Lords. Good ‘Evans…

21:31: Alister Jack becomes Scottish Secretary. Jack for Jocks…

21:30: Julian Smith becomes Northern Ireland Secretary. Smith to reforge DUP alliance…

21:23: Alun Cairns remains Welsh Secretary. Cairn’t be beat…

21:12: Grant Shapps becomes Transport Secretary. Shapps for ships…

21:07: Alok Sharma becomes International Development Secretary. Sharma’s a charmer…

20:59: Robert Buckland becomes Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary. Bucking the trend…

20:46: Amber Rudd remains at DWP, adding Equalities brief. Not Rudderless!

20:37: Robert Jenrick becomes Housing, Communities and Local Government Secretary. A very Jenerick department…

20:29: Andrea Leadsom becomes Business Secretary. Andreyeah!

20:26: Nicky Morgan becomes Culture Secretary. Nicky Morback!

20:24: Gavin Williamson becomes Education Secretary. Gavin Winiamson.

20:11: Theresa Villiers becomes Environment Secretary. Villiers Delivers…

19:55: Matt Hancock remains Health Secretary. Hancock blocked…

19:26: Liz Truss appointed International Trade Secretary. Trussted pork market opener…

19:18: Ben Wallace appointed Defence Secretary. Wall-ace in the hole…

19:10: Michael Gove appointed to Cabinet Office, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, no deal coordinator. Roving Gove…

18:59: Stephen Barclay remains Brexit Secretary. Barclay banked…

18:52: Dominic Raab appointed Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State. He’s ready now…

18:43: Priti Patel appointed Home Secretary. Sitting Priti…

18:35: Sajid Javid appointed Chancellor. Saj-in…

18:10: Mel Stride sacked as Leader of the Commons. End of the ride for Stride…

17:58: Claire Perry relinquishes Clean Growth & Energy portfolio but gets new role as COP26 President. Claire spare…

17:58: Jeremy Hunt quits as Foreign Secretary after turning down Defence. Shunt for Hunt…

17:56: Jeremy Wright sacked as Culture Secretary. Not Wright for the job…

17:53: David Mundell sacked as Scottish Secretary. David Gone-dell…

17:25: Karen Bradley sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary. Karen Brad-leave…

17:24: James Brokenshire out as Communities Secretary. James Broken-fired…

17:17: Caroline Nokes sacked as Immigration Minister. That’s all, Nokes…

17:16: Damian Hinds sacked as Education Secretary. Hinds unwinds…

17:11: Chris Grayling quits as Transport Secretary. Grayling bailing…

17:00: Liam Fox sacked as International Trade Secretary. Out-Foxed…

16:59: Greg Clark sacked as Business Secretary. Clark parked…

16:44: Penny Mordaunt sacked as Defence Secretary. Penny drops…

23/7: Mark Spencer appointed Chief Whip. Off the Mark…

Earlier: Hammond, Stewart, Liddington, and Gauke pre-emptively announce resignations.


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