Education Secretary sacked in cabinet reshuffle

Kathy Oxtoby
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Gavin Williamson has been removed as Education Secretary in Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle.

Gavin Williamson has left his post as Education Secretary today during the latest Cabinet reshuffle.

On Twitter Mr Williamson said: ‘It has been a privilege to serve as Education Secretary’ and that he looks forward to ‘continuing to support the Prime Minister and the Government’.

He added: ‘Despite the challenges of the global pandemic, I'm particularly proud of the transformational reforms I've led in Post 16 education: in further education colleges, our Skills agenda, apprenticeships and more.

‘This programme will create better life opportunities for pupils and students for many years to come. I look forward to continuing to support the Prime Minster and the Government.’

Mr Williamson has served as the Education Secretary since 2019.

More to follow.

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