British Secretary of State for the Suella Braverman (Photo: Reuters)
Britain’s new prime minister notably promised “integrity, professionalism and accountability” at Downing Street. But with the (re)appointment of Suella Braverman as Home Secretary, Rishi Sunak has opened himself to the charge that he failed at the first hurdle.
The Home Secretary is a darling of the party’s Brexiteer wing. The barrister daughter of immigrants, she shot up the ranks of the Tory party to become attorney general under Boris Johnson. She is also a former chair of the European Research Group that doomed Theresa May’s Brexit deal and premiership and helped elevate Johnson to prime minister.
In her own leadership
First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 11:23 AM IST