Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is in line for the sack when Boris Johnson conducts his post-Brexit reshuffle, it is understood. The Prime Minister is expected to fire around a third of the Cabinet after Britain leaves the UK on January 31. Mr Cox was the Government’s chief law officer under Theresa May and stayed in the post when Mr Johnson took over. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox at the State Opening of Parliament on December 19 But sources have said he is at the top of the list of senior ministers expected to be axed. One said Mr Cox – who deploys his mellifluous baritone voice to great effect in the Commons – was ‘not a team player’ and added: ‘It’s all very well being able to recite Keats but the Government needs to come together if we’re going to deliver on this election.’ RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Arise, Sir Iain Duncan Smith: Former Conservative leader who… Tom Watson reveals he quit his role as Labour deputy because… Share this article Share Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith is also facing the chop after falling out with No. 10 before the election. The reshuffle, which is due to take place in… Read full this story
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