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Live updates: Cameron allies culled in cabinet shake-up

  • Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled her new government
  • George Osborne, Michael Gove, Nicky Morgan and John Whittingdale have been sacked
  • Liz Truss has been named justice secretary and Justine Greening becomes education secretary
  • While former Tory leadership hopeful Andrea Leadsom has been named environment secretary
  • Stephen Crabb and Theresa Villiers both resigned from the government
  • ITV News' Robert Peston said the reshuffle was a "massive political, cultural and social shift"
  • The world is continuing to react to Boris Johnson's appointment as foreign secretary
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Liz Truss made justice secretary

Liz Truss has been appointed secretary of state for justice Credit: PA

Liz Truss has been appointed justice secretary in Theresa May's new cabinet.

Ms Truss takes up the position formerly held by Michael Gove, who has been sacked from the Cabinet.

Arriving at the Ministry of Justice,Truss said she was "delighted" at being appointed to the role, and asked if she had any plans, she said: "Well, it's early days."

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