Keir Starmer appoints diverse cabinet after Labour’s election win

Keir Starmer, Britain’s new Prime Minister, has chosen 22 Labour MPs and peers to key cabinet roles, including a record 11 women.

This follows the party’s significant victory in the recent general election. Among them, Angela Rayner becomes Deputy Prime Minister and takes charge of levelling up, housing, and communities.

Rachel Reeves makes history as the first female Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Other notable appointments include David Lammy as Foreign Secretary, Yvette Cooper as Home Secretary, and Shabana Mahmood as Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor, only the second woman to hold this dual role.

The cabinet also features experienced figures like Ed Miliband overseeing energy security and net zero, and Liz Kendall as Work and Pensions Secretary.

Each member brings a wealth of expertise and aims to address pressing national issues under Starmer’s leadership.

For more detailed biographies and updates on the new cabinet, visit the BBC’s coverage.

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