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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Witham MP Patel made International Development Secretary

Priti Patel has got a promotion. Credit: PA

Witham MP Priti Patel has been made International Development Secretary under new Prime Minster Theresa May.

Patel was a prominent leave campaigner during the referendum.

The Essex MP replaces Justine Greening who has now been promoted to Education Secretary.

Patel will be responsible for administering overseas aid and promoting development in developing countries.

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