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Culture Secretary's don't seem to last very long these days and indeed Hancock, who now moves up to replace Jeremy Hunt MP as the UK Health Secretary, was only promoted to the position of Culture Secretary in January 2018 when he replaced Karen Bradley MP (here). Matt Hancock MP, formerly the Culture Secretary, has been appointed the new Health Secretary.

He was named foreign secretary hours after Boris Johnson resigned, citing issues with May's Brexit policies.

Rebuffing claims that her proposals make too many concessions to the EU, May said her "smooth and orderly Brexit" would leave Britain free to make its own laws and trade deals.

With Britain due to leave the 28-nation bloc on March 29, 2019, European Union officials have warned Britain repeatedly that time is running out to seal a deal spelling out the terms of the divorce and a post-split relationship.

First Davis and then Johnson appear to have done so, and their resignations have come at a critical and highly sensitive time for May.

May, the leader of the Conservative party, believed she had secured a hard-won agreement with her deeply divided cabinet of ministers on Friday to keep the closest possible trading ties with the EU.

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He was baptized at the Chapel Royal on the grounds of St James's Palace in London , just like his older brother George . The family held a private ceremony with close family, however, the Queen and Prince Philip did not attend.


The Prime Minister's latest political drama began late on Sunday night when Davis announced his decision to leave his post, declaring he could not support May's plan for Brexit agreed plan. He also said he will "step up the preparations for "no deal" in case the spirit of pragmatism and compromise that we have extended is not reciprocated". A third member of the government, Steve Baker, a junior minister in Davis' Department for Exiting the European Union, also resigned.

May's supporters worry that more ministers could resign, and pro-Brexit lawmakers from her Conservative Party could trigger a no-confidence vote in the prime minister.

Later, he told the BBC the United Kingdom was giving "too much away, too easily" in negotiations with the EU.

But even if she achieved that threshold, a narrow victory would seriously undermine her authority and may lead her to question whether it was worth carrying on. "But I think the government will continue to do what it needs to do as far as Brexit is concerned, both domestically and internationally". "But there are people in Labour and the Liberal Democrats who wish to damage the sort of Brexit that many of my constituents have voted for". Many Brexit campaigners in her Conservative Party say she has betrayed her promise to pursue a clean break with the EU.

If she refuses to change course, she could face a leadership challenge.

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