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UK prime minister appoints Cabinet after election drubbing

Associated Press logo Associated Press 11/06/2017
Boris Johnson speaks to the media outside his ministerial residence in central London, Sunday June 11, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May is making appointments to her Cabinet as she tries to shore up authority undermined by a poor election result. Boris Johnson is reappointed as Foreign Secretary. (Rick Findler/PA via AP) © The Associated Press Boris Johnson speaks to the media outside his ministerial residence in central London, Sunday June 11, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May is making appointments to her Cabinet as she tries to shore up authority undermined by a poor election result. Boris Johnson is reappointed as Foreign Secretary. (Rick Findler/PA via AP)

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May has named a Cabinet to lead her Conservative minority government after last week's humbling election result. Some of the key players:

Prime Minister — Theresa May

First Secretary of State — Damian Green

Chancellor of the Exchequer (Treasury) — Philip Hammond

Chief Secretary to the Treasury — Liz Truss

Foreign Secretary — Boris Johnson

Home Secretary — Amber Rudd

Exiting the European Union — David Davis

Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor — David Lidington

Defense — Michael Fallon

Business — Greg Clark

Work and Pensions — David Gauke

Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities — Justine Greening

Health — Jeremy Hunt

Transport — Chris Grayling

International Development — Priti Patel

Communities and Local Government — Sajid Javid

Environment — Michael Gove

Culture, Media and Sport — Karen Bradley

Northern Ireland Secretary — James Brokenshire

Scotland Secretary — David Mundell

Wales Secretary — Alun Cairns

Leader of the House of Commons — Andrea Leadsom

Leader of the House of Lords — Natalie Evans

Minister of State in the Home Office — Brandon Lewis

Government Chief Whip — Gavin Williamson

Attorney General — Jeremy Wright

Conservative Party Chairman — Patrick McLoughlin

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