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Raab appointed Brexit Secretary as Kit Malthouse becomes housing minister

Words: Laura Edgar
Kit Malthouse / Chris McAndrew

Dominic Raab, who has been housing and planning minister since January, has been appointed Brexit Secretary, following the resignation of David Davis this morning (9 July). Kit Malthouse, MP for North West Hampshire, will replace Raab as the housing minister.

Davis announced his resignation late on Sunday (8 July) night, saying he could not remain the Brexit Secretary because he no longer believed in the plan for the UK's future relations with the EU, which the cabinet gave support to on Friday (6 July).

Raab, a lawyer before becoming an MP in 2010, campaigned to leave the European Union. He will now take over the day-to-day negotiati.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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