Cabinet reshuffle: Theresa May's show of strength - or limitations?

Cabinet reshuffle: Theresa May's show of strength - or limitations?

Cabinet reshuffle: Theresa May's show of strength - or limitations?

Greg Clark also retained his position as Business Secretary amid speculation he could be sacked, and Downing Street announced Claire Perry would also attend Cabinet as minister of state at the business department.

Her most senior ministers, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Finance Minister Philipp Hammond, Brexit Secretary David Davis and Home Secretary Amber Rudd are all safe - no surprise there really, as May can't afford to upset the pro- and anti-EU balance of her cabinet. The chairman of the Conservative party, Patrick McLoughlin, was the first to go on Monday, telling Sky News that his time in government had been a "great privilege". The tweet was immediately deleted.

Dr. John Curtice, Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde and Fellow of The British Academy for Humanities and Social Sciences, told Radio Sputnik that the prime minister apparently pursued two objectives by performing this reshuffling.

He was also blamed for the disastrous party conference, where magnetic letters fell off during May's speech which was being televised live.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who favours the United Kingdom remaining in the single market and customs union, said Mr Davis's words were "extraordinary" given the government had set aside £3.7bn to prepare the United Kingdom for the possibility of leaving without an agreement.

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May was reportedly set to create a new "no-deal" cabinet post on Monday with responsibility to prepare for a possible breakdown in the talks.

In the letter obtained by the Financial Times, Mr Davis warns Mrs May that European Union agencies have issued guidance to businesses stating that the United Kingdom will become a "third country" after Brexit in March 2019, with no reference to a future trade deal sought by both sides.

The reshuffle was sparked in part by the resignation of May's ally, Damian Green as the de-facto deputy prime minister, after police who were investigating a separate matter revealed they had found thousands of pornographic images on his computer.

Johnson, a leading Brexit supporter, kept his job at the foreign office, despite challenging May's strategy in 2017, as did fellow eurosceptic Liam Fox, the global trade minister.

However, many of May's ministers disagree on the shape of the future relationship.

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Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire, who failed to secure a deal to restore the power-sharing government in Belfast after it collapsed a year ago, stepped down for health reasons on Monday and has been replaced by culture minister Karen Bradley. He has failed to bring together feuding political parties in the British province, where the devolved government collapsed a year ago nearly to the day.

It is thought the reshuffle will see more women and Tories from a black and minority ethnic background promoted.

Theresa May, centre, with the new Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis, left, and his deputy James Cleverly right.

Her Conservative Party is also reported to be losing members at a time when the main opposition Labour Party, under leftist leader Jeremy Corbyn, is enjoying record levels of support, suggesting to some that it is on course to win a new election due in 2022.

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