Braverman sacked and Cameron is back! – Politics Weekly UK

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The former prime minister David Cameron has been appointed to the role of foreign secretary in Rishi Sunak’s cabinet reshuffle. The shock move will have taken the steam out of the prime minister sacking his controversial home secretary, Suella Braverman. But what are the wider implications? The Guardian’s Gaby Hinsliff is joined by the former No 10 chief of staff Gavin Barwell to talk it through. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicspod
13 Nov 2023 English United Kingdom News

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