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The winners and losers from the East in Theresa May's new cabinet

Video report by ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson

It's been another dramatic day in Parliament as Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her new cabinet.

For some of our regions MPs, that meant a promotion but for others a change at the top signalled the end of the road.

Here is a look at the headlines from the reshuffle.

  • Liz Truss: Promoted to Justice Secretary
Liz Truss has been promoted to Justice Secretary. Credit: PA

South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss has made history by becoming the first ever female Lord Chancellor.

Truss has shot up through the ranks since she was elected in 2010 and was previously the Environment Secretary.

In her new role as Justice Secretary, she will have responsibility for our courts and prisons.

She takes over from the much-maligned Michael Gove who was shown the door this morning.

  • Andrea Leadsom: Promoted to Environment Secretary
Andrea Leadsom has been handed a role by Theresa May. Credit: PA

This time last week, South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom still wanted to be Prime Minister but a controversial interview in The Times soon put pay to that.

Despite the comments, her former rival for the Conservative leadership Theresa May showed that there's no bad blood between the two by making her the new Environment Secretary.

Leadsom will see the promotion as a good result after being given the chance to make the jump from junior minister to the cabinet.

  • Priti Patel: Promoted to International Development Secretary
Priti Patel was all smiles after leaving Downing Street. Credit: PA

Theresa May promised to include prominent leave campaigners in her new cabinet, and she was true to her word with the inclusion of Witham MP Priti Patel.

The Essex MP will be responsible for administering overseas aid and promoting development in developing countries.

John Whittingdale: Sacked as Culture Secretary

John Whittingdale has left his position. Credit: PA

For all the celebrations, there was despair for Culture Secretary John Whittingdale who was relieved of his position.

The Maldon MP had been in the position since May 2015, but the new Prime Minister felt that it was time for him to go.

He hit the headlines this year after it was revealed he had a relationship with a prostitute.

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