Theresa May’s reshuffle in disarray as Justine Greening quits

Prime minister accused of ‘giving in to the boys’ as Jeremy Hunt refuses to change roles – and Putney MP quits government rather than move

Theresa May’s new year reshuffle was thrown off course when senior members of the cabinet refused to move and Justine Greening quit the government after turning down a job as work and pensions secretary.

Earlier, Jeremy Hunt rejected a new position as business secretary and instead persuaded the prime minister to allow him to remain at health in a beefed-up role taking on more responsibility for social care.

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