Prime Minister Theresa May has given a job to her former rival for the Conservative leadership.
South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom has been appointed appointed Environment Secretary in the new cabinet.
.@andrealeadsom from potential leader to farms and environment in 3 days. Proper job but...That said, tricky Brexit unscrambling to do
The role was previously held by South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss who was promoted to Justice Secretary earlier today.
Liz Truss has left Downing Street following her appointment as the new Justice Secretary.
She told reporters outside Number 10 she was "very, very pleased" to be given the role.
New Justice Secretary Liz Truss has tweeted her excitement after she was appointed today as part of Theresa May's reshuffle.
The South West Norfolk MP posted that she was "delighted" to be given the opportunity and also added that she couldn't wait to get "stuck in" to her new role.
Delighted to be appointed Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. Looking forward to getting stuck in.
Sad to be leaving Defra after two fantastic years. Great team and loved working with farmers, food producers and environmental groups.
The Queen has officially approved the appointment of South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss as the new Justice Secretary.
Truss has also been confirmed as the first female Lord Chancellor, meaning she is the highest officer of the Crown.
South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss has been promoted to Justice Secretary as part of Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle.
Truss has been serving as Environment Secretary but will now take over from Michael Gove who was sacked this morning.
The appointment means that Truss is the first female Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary.
Maldon MP John Whittingdale has left his role as Culture Secretary.
The 56-year-old tweeted that it had been a "privilege" to serve the government and wished his successor "every success".
Has been a privilege to serve as Culture Secretary. I wish my successor every success & will continue to support creative industries
New Prime Minister Theresa May is putting together her new cabinet this morning, with Michael Gove and Nicky Morgan among the other high-profile casualties.
A man from Harlow has been sentenced after sending a threatening Tweet to an MP.
Robert Halfon, the MP for Harlow, was sent a message saying he would be 'shot in the head.'
Kier Ashby, who's 21 and from Harlow, was given a four week suspended sentence and ordered to carry out 120 hours unpaid work.
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Video report from ITV Anglia's Liz Summers
A parliamentary debate about 'East West Rail' - which aims to introduce faster and more reliable trains between Oxford and Cambridge via Milton Keynes - could bring the project a step closer.
If it gets the go-ahead the long term programme called 'Futures 2050' would boost jobs and homes across the region and ultimately see the so called Varsity Line reopen.
"The section from Oxford through to Bedford has started and is well on the way to complete.
We obviously want to extend that from Bedford, through Milton Keynes towards Cambridge.
We've done a lot of work, we've got a corridor we'll now investigate the actual route we will consult on that but obviously what we do need next is the finance from central government."
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