“The prime minister will rebuild the cabinet today to put together a strong and united team to better advance the recovery from the pandemic,” the source said. The well-informed BBC reporter Laura Kuenssberg and the newspaper “The Sun” also reported that the move was imminent.
Several heads of department are considered to be at risk. Foreign Minister Dominic Raab, for example, who was absent from the government bench for a parliamentary session on Wednesday, has been criticized for being on vacation during the hasty withdrawal of the Allies from Afghanistan and returning to Great Britain late. Education Minister Gavin Williamson is accused of inadequately combating the corona risk in schools.