Gavin Williamson appointed as new UK defence secretary, replacing Michael Fallon

Posted on:03 Nov 2017 11:31:15
Gavin Williamson appointed as new UK defence secretary, replacing Michael Fallon
03 November 2017 Current Affairs: Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has appointed her chief whip Gavin Williamson as her new Defence Secretary after the shock resignation of Sir Michael Fallon.

Mr Williamson is 24 years younger than Mr Fallon, and was elected as an MP in 2010.

Julian Smith, previously Mr Williamson’s deputy in the whips’ office, will take over as chief whip.
Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has appointed her chief whip Gavin Williamson as her new Defence Secretary after the shock resignation of Sir Michael Fallon.

Mr Williamson is 24 years younger than Mr Fallon, and was elected as an MP in 2010.

Julian Smith, previously Mr Williamson’s deputy in the whips’ office, will take over as chief whip.

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