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MP Steve Barclay takes over as Brexit Secretary following the resignation of Dominic Raab

PUBLISHED: 16:54 16 November 2018 | UPDATED: 17:01 16 November 2018

Steve Barclay, former minister of state for the department of health, is now Brexit Secretary. He is pictured on a recent visit to North Cambridgeshire Hospital in Wisbech. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

Steve Barclay, former minister of state for the department of health, is now Brexit Secretary. He is pictured on a recent visit to North Cambridgeshire Hospital in Wisbech. Picture: HARRY RUTTER

HARRY RUTTER

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay is the next Brexit Secretary following the resignation of Dominic Raab who resigned on Tuesday.

Eight years after entering Parliament, Mr Barclay has taken on what many might regard as one of the most difficult roles in Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet.

Mr Barclay joins from the department of health where he has been number two.

His NE Cambs constituency was one of those that voted heavily in favour of Britain leaving the EU.

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