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Jeremy Hunt remains as chancellor with Dominic Raab deputy PM as Rishi Sunak reshuffles cabinet – UK politics live

Chancellor stays in post as Dominic Raab returns as justice secretary and deputy PM as Rishi Sunak shapes new team

The BBC’s political correspondent, Nick Eardley, has just summed things up on BBC Radio 4 like this: “Liz Truss faced one of the most daunting entries of modern times, Mr Sunak faces an even more daunting one – plus he has to pick a cabinet that will unite the party.”

When he becomes PM, Rishi Sunak will be doing many things for the first time in modern politics – he will be the first PM of colour, the first Hindu, the youngest since William Pitt the Younger.

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