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Rishi Sunak expected to keep Jeremy Hunt as he readies new UK cabinet

The incoming premier will formally take over from Liz Truss following a meeting with King Charles III, before addressing the nation and appointing members of his cabinet

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Rishi Sunak is expected to keep Jeremy Hunt as Chancellor of the Exchequer as he seeks to calm markets and form a united government when he becomes UK prime minister on Tuesday.
 
The incoming premier will formally take over from Liz Truss following a meeting with King Charles III, before addressing the nation and appointing members of his cabinet. His challenge is finding a balance between rewarding loyalists who backed his two leadership campaigns this year, while ensuring party unity by including figures from across warring factions.

Sunak’s aides held talks Monday about appointments to his first cabinet after the

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First Published: Oct 25 2022 | 7:19 AM IST

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