Williamson, Buckland and Jenrick sacked as PM reshuffles cabinet – .

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Williamson, Buckland and Jenrick sacked as PM reshuffles cabinet – .


gavin Williamson was sacked from his post as education secretary as Boris Johnson carried out a cabinet reshuffle which also saw the exit of Robert Buckland as justice secretary and Robert Jenrick as secretary for communities and the lodging.

Shortly after the Prime Minister began his reshuffle, Mr Williamson tweeted: “It has been a privilege to serve as Secretary of Education since 2019.

“Despite the challenges of the global pandemic, I am particularly proud of the transformational reforms I have carried out in post 16 education: in higher education institutions, our skills program, apprenticeships and more. “
He added, “This program will create better life opportunities for pupils and students for many years to come. I look forward to continuing to support the Prime Minister and the government. “
Mr. Buckland became the second Cabinet Minister to go.
He tweeted: “It has been an honor to serve in government for the past 7 years and as Lord Chancellor for the past two years. I am deeply proud of all that I have accomplished. Until the next adventure.

Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for PMQs
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Mr. Jenrick was the third Cabinet Minister to be removed from his post.
He tweeted: “It has been a tremendous privilege to serve as Secretary of State.
“Thank you to everyone in the department for their hard work, dedication and friendship. I am deeply proud of all that we have accomplished.
“I will continue to support the Prime Minister and the government in any way I can. “
Conservative Party Co-Chair Amanda Milling and Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick were also seen entering Mr Johnson’s parliamentary office, sparking speculation they could be relocated.
The Prime Minister’s official spokesperson said Mr Johnson “understood the importance of having a diverse cabinet” but would not guarantee that women’s representation around the table would be maintained at least at its current level after the reshuffle.

Robert Buckland
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