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New UK Prime Minister announces cabinet

This follows his Labour Party’s landslide general election victory that ended 14 years of Conservative rule in the United Kingdom. King Charles III asked Starmer to form a government during a meeting at Buckingham Palace on Friday, making him the party's first PM since Gordon Brown in 2010.

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The newly-elected UK Prime Minister, Keir Starmer, has announced his first set of appointments to the cabinet.

This follows his Labour Party’s landslide general election victory that ended 14 years of Conservative rule in the United Kingdom. King Charles III asked Starmer to form a government during a meeting at Buckingham Palace on Friday, making him the party’s first PM since Gordon Brown in 2010.

Among those appointed are two women: Angela Rayner, named the Deputy Prime Minister, and Rachel Reeves, named the Chancellor.

The list of new cabinet members is below:

Angela Rayner – Deputy Prime Minister
Rachel Reeves – Chancellor
David Lammy – Foreign Secretary
Yvette Cooper – Home Secretary
Pat McFadden– Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Shabana Mahmood – Justice Secretary
Wes Streeting – Health Secretary
Bridget Phillipson – Education Secretary
Ed Miliband – Energy Secretary
Peter Kyle – Science, Innovation and Technology Secretary
Louise Haigh – Transport Secretary
Liz Kendall – Work and Pensions Secretary
Jonathan Reynolds – Business and Trade Secretary
John Healey – Defence Secretary
Steve Reed – Environment Secretary
Lisa Nandy – Culture, Media and Sport Secretary
Hilary Benn – Northern Ireland Secretary
Ian Murray – Scotland Secretary
Jo Stevens – Wales Secretary

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