Boris Johnson reorganizes the collapsed British government


Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a resignation speech that the cabinet has been reorganized with the recent resignation of 59 government ministers and aides.

But one Conservative lawmaker said he was worried that not all ministerial posts could be filled.

“We have appointed a new cabinet that I will appoint until a new leader takes office,” Johnson said in a resignation speech Thursday.

New Cabinet Post Announced

“I’m giving up on the best job in the world,” Johnson said. “It’s painful to give up on the job of the prime minister,” but no one is “essential.”

Among the new cabinet posts announced were Kit Malthouse, who replaced Michael Gove, who was dismissed as Prime Minister of the Duchy of Lancaster, and Greg Clark as a level-up secretary. Andrew Stevenson has also been appointed Minister of Non-Profit.

James Cleverly has been appointed as the third Secretary of Education in the United Kingdom in three days.

Robert Buckland is the Welsh secretary and Shereshbara is given the role of Northern Ireland’s secretary.

Yesterday, the newly appointed Prime Minister Nadim Zahawi called for Johnson to resign within 48 hours of his new position.

Leading candidates for leadership include Sanak and former Health Minister Sajid Javid, Foreign Minister Liz Truss, lawyer Sula Braverman, and perhaps Defense Minister Ben Wallace and Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt. increase.

Newcastle-under-Lime MP Aaron Bell told Sky News that he was worried that not all ministerial posts would be filled.

“I think it’s important that we have all the ministerial positions there.

“I also think that his refusal to accept reality for the past 48 hours has caused a great deal of damage to the trust of the entire institution in Congress at the Conservative convention, and unfortunately. , It took a long time for the Prime Minister to make it happen. “

When the flock moves

In his resignation speech, Johnson said: A handful of points lagging behind in polls, even in the mid-term, months after a fairly relentless sled, and even when economic conditions are very difficult domestically and internationally.

“I regret not having succeeded in these discussions. Of course, it’s painful not to see so many ideas and projects on my own,” he added.

“But as we’ve seen, in Westminster, the instinct of the flock is powerful. When the flock moves, it moves,” Johnson said.

Chris Summers and PA Media contributed to this report.

Owen Evans


Owen Evans is a UK-based journalist who covers stories from a wide range of countries with a particular interest in civil liberties and free speech.