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Johnson urged to 'northernise' his Cabinet

Dec 16, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)
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BORIS JOHNSON is being urged to carry out a "northernisation" of his Cabinet, starting as early as today with the promotion of Nigel Adams to the role of culture secretary.

Tory MPs have been told by Mark Spencer, the chief whip, to expect "a tiny reshuffle this side of Christmas" followed by a much wider reshuffle next spring after the Brexit deal is approved, according to sources.

The Prime Minister is therefore due to carry out a mini-reshuffle today, filling the vacant Cabinet ro...