The Leader podcast: What’s the strategy behind Boris Johnson’s cabinet shake-up?

By Rachelle Abbott

Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons (Jonathan Brady/PA)

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The Evening Standard’s political editor Nicholas Cecil joins the show to discuss the cabinet reshuffle.

Gavin Williamson’s out as Education Secretary, Dominic Raab’s been shifted from the Foreign Office to Justice Secretary – although he’s also been made Deputy Prime Minister.

Nicholas reveals why the thinking behind some of Prime Minister’s decision making, and the reasons the shake-up’s happening just ahead of winter and a predicted rise in coronavirus cases.

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