Theresa May's reshuffle that wasn't

Conservative Party chairman Sir Patrick Mc Loughlin is widely expected to be sacked

Conservative Party chairman Sir Patrick Mc Loughlin is widely expected to be sacked

"Damian Green's departure before Christmas means that some changes do have to be made, and I will be making some changes", she told a national newsbroadcaster.

Seven months on, there should be fewer questions about the prime minister's short-term survival, not least because few potential rivals fancy months spearheading debilitating negotiations with Brussels.

Britain's new justice secretary and lord chancellor, David Gauke, leaves Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street residence on Monday.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May named a new head of the ruling Conservatives on Monday in a reshuffle aimed at handing her government a new start after months of divisions over Brexit, scandals and an ill-judged election.

Greening had tried to refuse to switch jobs once before, when former Prime Minister David Cameron moved her from transport to global development, according to an official familiar with past reshuffles.

Sexta-feria tem possibilidade de pancadas de chuva e trovoada isoladas
Sistema: Sistema de alta pressão no RS e no Oeste de SC, com convecção isolada à tarde no Oeste e Meio Oeste. Nas demais regiões, predomínio de nuvens e chuva fraca a qualquer hora do dia, especialmente no Litoral.

It was then revealed shortly after that Brandon Lewis, the current immigration minister, will become party chairman and attend Cabinet meetings as a "Minister without Portfolio".

The prime minister turned her attention to the lower ranks after a Cabinet reshuffle yesterday that descended into chaos when Jeremy Hunt refused to be moved from his job as health secretary and Justine Greening quit rather than move from education to work and pensions.

The most senior government ministers - including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Brexit Secretary David Davis, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, and Treasury chief Philip Hammond - all kept their jobs.

May hoped the shakeup would help her reassert authority ahead of crunch Brexit negotiations this year, and following a torrid 2017 in which she lost her parliamentary majority in a snap election last summer.

Sir Patrick McLoughlin, the outgoing Conservative party chairman, has confirmed that he has left the cabinet.

'Christmas pot' couple stopped again outside Lincoln
Patrick Jiron's first court appearance is scheduled in York County Court for Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. The two were released on bond Tuesday afternoon, and are due in court in Lancaster County on Wednesday.

As it stands, Britain is set to exit the European Union on the 29 March 2019.

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire, who failed to secure a deal to restore the power-sharing government in Belfast after it collapsed a year ago, stepped down for health reasons on Monday and has been replaced by culture minister Karen Bradley. According to analysts, the party could promote a younger generation of politicians to try to lure some of the youth vote that has gone to the opposition Labour Party.

But the day began in a farcical fashion when her Conservative party announced a new chairperson on Twitter, only to delete the tweet and later name another lawmaker for the post.

"That reign of Conservative Party chairman lasted about 37 seconds", noted Sky News's Faisal Islam.

A 'Scandal' And 'How To Get Away With Murder' Crossover Is Happening
Though an official airdate has not yet been released, according to reports , the crossover event will air sometime in the spring. The Scandal edition was directed by actor Tony Goldwyn , who portrays Pope's on and off again lover, Fitzgerald Grant III.

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