Theresa May has validated that a cabinet reshuffle is about to take place “soon” with some reports suggesting that it could be as soon as Monday.
The British Prime Minister said that some changes had to be made after the departure of Damian Green, her deputy who was forced to step down after he uttered misleading comments regarding allegations that pornography was discovered on his computer in the House of Commons.
Talking on the Andrew Marr Show of BBC on Sunday morning, she declined to be drawn further on details regarding the shakeup.
According to some Sunday newspapers, heavy-hitters in the cabinet include foreign secretary Boris Johnson, chancellor Philip Hammond, Home secretary Amber Rudd, and Brexit secretary David Davis. They are expected to serve those respective jobs.
Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, is said not to be so fortunate. However, with doubts that are also surrounding the future of Greg Clark as the business secretary and Andrea Leadsom as the leader of the Commons.
Meanwhile, Jeremy Hunt, the embattled health secretary, is said to be in the running in order to fill the boots of Green as the first secretary of state.
Theresa May also defended the handling of the government of the NHS crisis following the cancellation of non-urgent operations amid increasing pressure on the health service.