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Opinion: British Army could emerge as the winner from ministerial changes and spending reviews

17th February 2020 - 16:54 GMT | by The Clarence in London

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has completed his first significant reshuffle, hiring and firing ministers to form his cabinet and to focus on the delivery of priorities for his government.

As the worst-kept secret in government for weeks, the reshuffle was certain from the moment Johnson secured an 80-seat majority in the December 2019 general election, giving him the freedom to appoint the people he wanted to the role.

The biggest surprise for defence from the reshuffle was the fact that Secretary of State Ben Wallace kept his job. Most commentators, perhaps including Wallace himself, had expected him to be moved

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