Rudd leaves the office after 296 days in office and Coffey becomes seventh appointment in four years
Amber Rudd has resigned as secretary of state for work and pensions with immediate effect, with Thérèse Coffey named as her successor. After being reappointed to the post in July, during Johnson's post-election reshuffle, Rudd leaves the office after 296 days in office. Coffey joins the Department for Work and Pensions after three years at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, where she had been a junior minister for environment and rural opportunity. Becoming the seventh...
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