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Liz Truss appoints UK's first cabinet without white men to top job

Liz Truss appoints UK’s first cabinet without white men to top job

New British Prime Minister Liz Truss has chosen a Cabinet in which, for the first time, a white man will not occupy one of the country’s four most important ministerial posts. Truss has named Kwasi Kwarteng – whose parents came from Ghana in the 1960s – Britain’s first black finance minister, while James Cleverly is …

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Liz Truss' cabinet is the first in the UK without a white man in the top job

Liz Truss’ cabinet is the first in the UK without a white man in the top job

Comment this story Comment Liz Truss, who won a bitter battle to succeed Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister, presides over a historic moment: for the first time, no white man holds one of the four main seats of British political power. Shortly after becoming prime minister on Tuesday, Truss got to work appointing her …

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