Appointment following the resignation of Esther McVey yesterday
Former home secretary Amber Rudd is to return to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary after the resignation of Esther McVey. Rudd's appointment, confirmed this afternoon (16 November), came a day after McVey resigned the office in protest of the government's draft Brexit agreement. She was home secretary from July 2016 until April this year, when she resigned her post after she "inadvertently misled" the Home Affairs Committee regarding immigration policy following the Windrush scandal....
Quarter of single pensioners dependent on state
Following appointment of Maurice Tulloch