Liz Truss latest: PM appoints junior ministers

Liz Truss continued to shape her new administration this afternoon as she started to appoint Tory MPs to mid-level and junior ministerial roles

The Prime Minister appointed her Cabinet yesterday evening but she has now begun to fill the positions which are lower down the ministerial ladder.

Ms. Truss has made Robert Jenrick, a supporter of Rishi Sunak and a former Cabinet minister, the minister of state at the Department of Health.

Meanwhile, Rachel Maclean has been made a justice minister, Victoria Prentis has been made a work and pensions minister,

Julia Lopez has been made a culture minister and Michael Tomlinson has been appointed Solicitor General.

Appointments are expected to continue this afternoon and into this evening as Ms. Truss looks to finalize her ministerial line-up.