Statistics from Altmetric.com
By Georgina Mills
Former Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers has been appointed as the new secretary of state for Defra.
Following Boris Johnson’s win to become leader of the Conservative Party – and therefore UK prime minister – Villiers was appointed by Johnson to replace former environment secretary Michael Gove last week.
Gove is now chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, a position some describe as ‘the unofficial deputy prime minister’, where he will oversee preparations for a no-deal Brexit.
Villiers was previously Northern Ireland secretary (September 2012 to …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.