Britain: PM Johnson changes his cabinet, retains the chair of Indian-origin Rishi Sunak and Priti Patel

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a change in his cabinet on Wednesday. However, in this change, he has retained the chair of two Indian-origin ministers Rishi Sunak and Priti Patel. Let us tell you that Sunak’s letter related to the restrictions in Corona virus was leaked recently.

After Sunak’s letter was leaked, speculations were rife that Johnson might step down from his post of finance minister. Priti Patel retains the responsibility of the UK Home Ministry and she too was in controversies for a long time.

Sunak has a big responsibility

Rishi Sunak is the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and has been the country’s finance minister since February 2020. He led Britain’s economic management regarding the Kovid-19 epidemic. Priti Patel, the child of parents of Gujarati-Ugandan origin, has been the Home Minister since July 2019.

However, the senior ministers whose portfolios have been reshuffled include Foreign Minister Dominic Raab. He has been given the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice, along with he will have the roles of ‘Lord Chancellor’ and Deputy Prime Minister.

Why was Dominic Robb removed?

Raab, who has faced criticism in recent weeks for the Taliban passing power and evacuating people from Kabul, has sparked speculation that Raab will continue as the head of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

It is the top level cabinet post in the British government. He was replaced by Liz Truss, who was previously the Minister of International Trade. He has held talks with Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on this at the beginning of the week.

Justice Minister Robert Buckland, Education Minister Gavin Williamson and Housing Minister Robert Jenrick have been shown the way out of the cabinet. Gavin Williamson told Twitter that he has resigned and it was a privilege to serve as Education Minister from 2019.

British media eyes on reshuffle

The British media was closely monitoring the changes in PM Johnson’s cabinet. It was said from the media that Johnson can reshuffle his top team so that the country can return from the epidemic and a strong Britain can be built. The process of cabinet reshuffle started every week after the Prime Minister Questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons.

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