Breaking news: Sajid and Alok take up new positions in May reshuffle


By Lauren Codling and Rithika Siddhartha PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has unveiled Britain’s most diverse government yet following a two-day reshuffle that began on Monday (8). Sajid Javid is the most senior Asian in the cabinet and will keep his current post, but with a renamed department, as the secretary of state for housing, communities and local government. On Tuesday (9), May named several members from a BAME background to government roles. Among them are Alok Sharma, as the minister of state for employment; Suella Fernandes, as the parliamentary undersecretary of state at the Department of Exiting the European Union;…

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