PressTV-UK PM mulling New Year cabinet reshuffle

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly considering a New Year cabinet reshuffle that might include major position changes in the current lineup of ministers.

The shakeup is an attempt by May to reunite a cabinet that is deeply divided over a range of issues, particularly the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU), British media reported Monday.

The most controversial change of roles might concern Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who might be offered a more Brexit-oriented position in another department, according to the report.

Johnson, a pro-Brexit campaigner during last year’s EU referendum, has on several occasions caused trouble for May by often proposing policies that differ from those touted by May and her cabinet.

The minister’s many blunders have also caused much trouble for London, forcing May to personally clean up after him.

May could be looking to promote Home Secretary Amber Rudd as the new foreign secretary if…

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