Stephen Barclay has been confirmed as the new Brexit Secretary as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to fill posts in her cabinet.

The Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Cambridgeshire and Leave supporter had been serving as a minister at the department for health and social care.

He replaces Dominic Raab, who resigned yesterday over Mrs. May’s withdrawal agreement for Brexit.

According to BBC News, a spokesman for No 10 said Mr. Barclay will continue preparations for a deal or no deal in his new role.

The announcement comes after Amber Rudd was named the new work and pensions secretary – replacing Esther McVey, who also resigned over the Prime Minister’s Brexit plans yesterday.

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