6 Feb 2022

Boris Johnson appoints new Downing Street staff following resignations

Economics Correspondent

The prime minister has been busy replacing key members of staff at Downing Street after last week’s resignations, claiming it would let him “get on with the job the British public elected us to do”.

A series of announcements are expected in the next few days, in a bid to clamp down on the increasingly vocal discontent from within Tory ranks, former ministers among them.