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  • 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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Patrick McLoughlin is new Tory chairman

Patrick McLoughlin did not revealed his new Cabinet position to reporters Credit: PA

Patrick McLoughlin is no longer transport secretary, instead he has been appointed Tory Party chairman and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

That gives him responsibility for the Cabinet Office, the role formerly held by Oliver Letwin.

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