THERESA May’s bold new year reshuffle was left in disarray last night by rebelling Cabinet ministers and bungling aides.Having pledged a major overhaul of her greying top table, the PM was left with a very similar line up after two key job offers were thrown back at her.In what was supposed to have been the flagship move of her shake up, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt stunned the PM by refusing to become a turbo-charged new Business Secretary with a big remit to ready Britain’s workforce for Brexit.Instead, the six year health veteran insisted on staying on even longer there to tackle the social care time bomb.And in another embarrassing blow, Justine Greening resigned in fury after being told she was to be moved from Education Secretary.She was offered the Department for Work and Pensions, but instead walked out of the Government after a two hour, 15 minute stand off with the PM inside No10.The PM’s official spokesman described her decision to carry out the reshuffle as “an opportunity to refresh the government and give added impetus to the Prime Minister’s reform agenda”.The Sun has also learned that Mrs May will inject a massive dose of young Tory blood into her… Read full this story
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