All change as Theresa May puts together new cabinet

New Prime Minister Theresa May has been putting together her new cabinet, with several MPs in our region getting new roles.

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Essex MP Whittingdale leaves culture secretary role

John Whittingdale won't be part of Theresa May's cabinet. Credit: PA

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".

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.

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