Fallon replaces Hammond as Defence Secretary

Michael Fallon has served as the Business and Energy Secretary in the Cabinet. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Michael Fallon has been named as the new Defence Secretary following Philip Hammond's switch to Foreign Secretary in the Cabinet reshuffle.

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