Boris Johnson has become the 55tth British Prime Minister. He is the 14th to have been invited to form a government by Queen Elizabeth II. He has now appointed his first cabinet.
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Was Home Secretary from 2018. Elected as the Member of Parliament for Bromsgrove in 2010. Stood for Leader of the Conservative Party in the 2019 leadership contest, finishing in fourth place.
Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State
Served as Brexit Secretary from 9 July to 15 November 2018.
Has been the Member of Parliament for Esher and Walton since 2010.
Member of Parliament for Witham in Essex since 2010.
She was International Development Secretary from 2016 to 2017 but was forced to resign due to the revelation of secret meetings with the Israeli government.
Was Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime since 2016. Has been the Member of Parliament for Wyre and Preston North since 2010. Wallace was first elected as MP for Lancaster and Wyre in 2005.
It has been the greatest privilege to work with the most amazing and proffesional civil servants, police & intelligence officers as Security Minister over the last 3 years. We are lucky to be kept safe by such amazing people who do it not for glory or money.— Rt. Hon Ben Wallace MP (@BWallaceMP) July 24, 2019
Health and Social Care Secretary
Stays Health and Social Care where he’s served since 2018.
Has been the Member of Parliament for West Suffolk since 2010.
Has been Brexit Secretary since 2018.
Member of Parliament for North East Cambridgeshire since 2010.
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister at the Cabinet Office
Was Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary since 2017. Former Education Secretary and Justice Secretary.
Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath since 2005.
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary
Served as the Leader of the House of Commons from 2017 to 2019. Former DEFRA Secretary.
Has been Member of Parliament for South Northamptonshire since 2010.
Housing, Communities and Local Government Secretary
Member of Parliament for Newark since 2014.
International Trade Secretary and President of the Board of Trade
Was Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2017.
Has been the Member of Parliament for South West Norfolk since 2010.
Served as Secretary of State for Defence from 2017 to 2019. He was sacked for leaking from the National Security Council, which he denies.
Has served as Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire since 2010.
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary
Former Northern Ireland Secretary.
Has been the Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet since 2005.
Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield since 2005.
Work and Pensions Secretary
Stays at Work and Pensions, where she’s been since 2018. Was Home Secretary from 2016 to 2018.
First elected Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye in 2010.
Member of Parliament for Swindon South since 2010.
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary
Was chair of the Treasury Committee until her appointment. Former Education Secrteray.
Member of Parliament for Loughborough since 2010.
Chief Secretary to Treasury
Member of Parliament for the constituency of Richmond elected in 2015.
Leader of the House of Commons
Member of Parliament for North East Somerset since 2010.
Member of Parliament for Dumfries and Galloway since 2017.
Stays as Wales Secretary, where he has been since March 2016.
Northern Ireland Secretary
Previously Theresa May’s chief whip from 2017.
Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon since 2010.
Stays in post, where he has been 2018.
Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon since 2005.
Chief Whip and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury
Member of Parliament for Sherwood since 2010.
Chairman of the Conservative Party and Minister without Portfolio
Previously served as Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2018 to 2019.
Has been Member of Parliament for Braintree since 2015.
Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal
Was made a life peer in 2014 and has been leader of the Lords since 2016.
Housing Minister (attending Cabinet)
Served as Work and Pensions Secretary from January 2018 to November 2018.
Security Minister (attending Cabinet)
Served as Chairman of the Conservative Party and Minister without Portfolio from 2018 until his appointment. Previously immigration minister.
Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth since 2010