Money Meet Dominic Raab: New Brexit Secretary Replacing David Davis

17:41  09 july  2018
17:41  09 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

Factbox - Who is Dominic Raab, Britain's new Brexit minister?

  Factbox - Who is Dominic Raab, Britain's new Brexit minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Dominic Raab as the new Brexit minister on Monday after his predecessor quit in protest at the government's plans for a close trading relationship with the European Union Below are a few facts about Raab:- Raab, 44, was elected to parliament in 2010 and has served in a range of different junior ministerial roles.- Raab campaigned for Brexit ahead of the 2016 referendum on Britain's EU membership.

Dominic Raab has been sworn in as new Brexit secretary following David Davis ’ resignation. The PM faces a tense meeting with Tory MPs and peers in Pariliament today as she desperately tries to keep control amid bitter in-fighting.

Dominic Raab has been appointed Brexit Secretary by Theresa May after David Davis resigned from the government. Mr Raab , who is currently housing minister, was a prominent Leave campaigner during the 2016 referendum.

Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls © Catalyst Images Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls (Bloomberg) -- The man who is going to inherit one of the toughest jobs in the U.K. -- negotiating Brexit -- is a 44-year-old former Foreign Office lawyer who entered Parliament in 2010: Dominic Raab.

Although highly ambitious, he initially struggled to get promoted under former Prime Minister David Cameron, and opted to make trouble instead, fighting to stop people in prison from getting the vote, and for tougher sanctions for Russian officials accused of human rights abuses.

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  Hunt new Foreign Secretary as Johnson quits over Brexit Boris Johnson plunged the Government into crisis after he announced he was quitting.Mr Johnson plunged the Government into crisis after he announced he was quitting with a scathing denunciation of her Brexit plans, saying they would leave the UK a “colony” of the European Union.

BREXITEER Dominic Raab is the new Brexit Secretary , Theresa May has announced today. The Housing minister and Brexiteer steps up to fill the vacant role left last night when Mr Davis dramatically quit.

Dominic Raab is the new Brexit Secretary . Raab -it out the hat. Brexiteer Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as Brexit Secretary .

On Brexit, this is his history: Before he became a member of Parliament he worked both for David Davis, one of the original “Brexiteers” and for arch-Remainer Dominic Grieve.

Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls © Catalyst Images Britain's newly appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab leaves Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Raab is firmly in the Brexit camp, but acknowledges that many voters in his constituency southwest of London felt strongly the other way. Since the 2016 referendum he has adopted a policy of meeting one anti-Brexit constituent a week to hear them out.

He is a libertarian lawyer whose instincts are for a hard Brexit, making his willingness to accept the job of selling a soft one a surprise. His decision could also damage his long-nursed prospects of one day leading the Tories.

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Mr Johnson said the Prime Minister’s Brexit plan would leave the UK a ‘colony’ of the EU.Mr Johnson plunged the Government into crisis after he announced he was quitting with a scathing denunciation of her Brexit plans, saying they would leave the UK a “colony” of the European Union.

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