Guy Opperman has been reappointed as pensions minister a day after he quit in protest over prime minister Boris Johnson's leadership. In a statement on Twitter on 8 July, Opperman said he had "agreed to help the Department for Work and Pensions navigate the next few weeks, while we decide the appointment of a new Prime Minister". The Big Picture: What were the biggest stories from June? The minister for pensions and financial inclusion - who stepped down on 7 July after 1,850 days in office - began his role as pensions minister on 14 June 2017 and took over from Sir Steve Webb as t...
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