Politics live: cabinet reshuffle set to get under way – live news


Nicky Morgan is definitely out at DCMS, with Oliver Dowden tipped to replace her.

Alok Sharma is definitely promoted from DfID, with Anne-Marie Trevelyan tipped to replace him.

Geoffrey Cox is almost definitely out as attorney general, with Lucy Frazer tipped to replace him.

Theresa Villiers is very likely out at DEFRA, with Steve Barclay, George Eustice and Mark Spencer among those tipped to replace her.

Andrea Leadsom is very likely out at BEIS, with Alok Sharma tipped to replace her.

Julian Smith is seemingly in the balance at the Northern Ireland Office following this morning’s reports in the Times.

Thérèse Coffey is also in the balance, but probably staying at DWP.

Ben Wallace is probably staying at the MoD, despite heavy briefing against him.

Jacob Rees-Mogg is probably staying as leader of the Commons, after going into hiding since November.

Mark Spencer is very likely staying as chief whip, though has been angling for the environment job of late.

Liz Truss is almost definitely staying in the Cabinet, although it’s unclear if she remains at DIT.



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