Rishi Sunak's Cabinet: Jeremy Hunt re-appointed Chancellor as PM announces new team

Rishi Sunak began naming his Cabinet after officially becoming Prime Minister on Tuesday

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Rishi Sunak has begun the process of announcing his Cabinet following his formal appointment as Prime Minister.

The former Chancellor met King Charles III earlier in the day and has got to business with a swathe of new names introduced as part of his team.

Jeremy Hunt has been re-appointed Chancellor as Rishi Sunak begins announcing his new Cabinet.

A Twitter post on the 10 Downing Street account said: "The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP Jeremy Hunt has been re-appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer."

Hunt warned it is going to be “tough” after the re-appointment.

Mr Hunt said on Twitter: “It is going to be tough.

Jeremy Hunt will continue as Chancellor.
Jeremy Hunt will continue as Chancellor.

“But protecting the vulnerable – and people’s jobs, mortgages and bills – will be at the front of our minds as we work to restore stability, confidence and long-term growth.”

So far, the Sunak Cabinet is comprised of...

Jeremy Hunt (Chancellor of the Exchequer)

Suella Braverman (Home Secretary)

Dominic Raab (Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Chancellor, and Secretary of State for Justice)

James Cleverly (Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs)

Ben Wallace (Secretary of State for Defence)

Suella Braverman has been re-appointed as Home Secretary.
Suella Braverman has been re-appointed as Home Secretary.

Nadhim Zahawi (Minister without Portfolio)

Oliver Dowden (Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster)

Grant Shapps (Business Secretary)

Penny Mordaunt (Leader of the House of Commons)

Gillian Keegan (Education Secretary)

Mel Stride (Work and Pensions Secretary)

Therese Coffey (Environment Secretary)

Steve Barclay (Health Secretary)

Michael Gove (Levelling Up Secretary)

Michelle Donelan (Culture Secretary)

Chris Heaton-Harris (Northern Ireland Secretary)

Alister Jack (Scotland Secretary)

David TC Davies (Wales Secretary)

Kemi Badenoch (Trade Secretary)

Tom Tugendhat (Security Secretary)

Johnny Mercer (Veterans' Affairs Secretary)

Robert Jenrick (immigration Minister)

Lord True CBE (Lord Privy Seal)

Victoria Prentis (Attorney General)

Jeremy Quin (Paymaster General)

Mark Harper (Transport Secretary)

John Glen (Chief Secretary to the Treasury)

Gavin Williamson (Minister without Portfolio)

Robert Jenrick (Immigration Minister)

Andrew Mitchell (Development Secretary)

More to follow...