Briefing on the new Prime Minister, government and Cabinet – November 2022
On the 25 October, Rishi Sunak MP became Prime Minister following the resignation of Liz Truss MP as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party. He has since carried out a government reshuffle, reappointing Jeremy Hunt MP to the position of Chancellor of the Exchequer and appointing Steve Barclay MP as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.
This briefing provides an overview of the changes and includes the following:
- A biography of the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, and his ministerial team
- A biography of the new Prime Minister
- Biographies of the new Chancellor and other ministers relevant to health and social care
- A list of Cabinet members and those attending Cabinet
- NHS Providers press statements