Theresa May promotes string of Brexiteers to aides to ministers in order to shore up her authority
No10 have promoted prominent Leave campaigners to the Parliamentary Private Secretary posts
THERESA MAY has promoted a slew of Brexiteers to the lowest rung of the ministerial ladder in a bid to shore up her authority, The Sun can reveal.
Reshuffling the Parliamentary Private Secretaries – who act as unpaid aides to Ministers – No10 have promoted prominent Leave campaigners.
Yet the embattled PM has made a rising star Remainer – Seema Kennedy – her personal hand.
The Lancashire MP will share the role with Mrs May’s current PPS George Hollingbery in a bid to branch out to younger MPs.
However Brexit-backing Bournemouth MP Conor Burns will work for Boris Johnson at the Foreign Office and Spelthorne MP Kwasi Kwarteng – who also voted out last year – has been appointed PPS to the Chancellor.
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