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What does Dominic Raab deputising for Boris Johnson mean? - video

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The foreign secretary has taken over leading the UK government while the prime minister is in hospital with coronavirus. The Guardian political correspondent Peter Walker looks into what this actually means and what powers Raab will have as deputy PM Dominic Raab: who is the man who'll act as PM while Boris Johnson recovers? See all our coronavirus coverage
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Is Dominic Raab Ready To Step Up In Boris Johnson's Absence?

Is Dominic Raab Ready To Step Up In Boris Johnson's Absence?

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

You're reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening. Raab In Charge? At an incredibly difficult time, the de facto acting prime minister Dominic Raab got the tone just right when he discussed the appalling situation gripping the government with Boris Johnson in intensive care for coronavirus. Raab kicked off today's Downing Street briefing by saying Johnson was “not just the prime minister” and “not just our boss”, but also a “colleague and friend” who had the whole cabinet's thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery. His personal...
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Who Is Dominic Raab? The De Facto Deputy Prime Minister As Boris Johnson Hospitalised With Coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

With prime minister Boris Johsnon sick in hospital with coronavirus, foreign secretary Dominic Raab has been deputised to take on some of the PMs responsibilities. Raab left his job as a lawyer, entering politics in 2010 as an MP. He has only spent three years as front bencher since he first took a role as Brexit Secretary in Theresa May's 2017 cabinet. He has drawn criticism for some of his comments around feminists, welfare and disability rights.
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What powers will Dominic Raab have while standing in for Boris Johnson?

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

The Foreign Secretary will take over many of the prime minister's functions, Jon Stone writes
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Coronavirus: Dominic Raab and cabinet able to take military action in Boris Johnson's absence

Coronavirus: Dominic Raab and cabinet able to take military action in Boris Johnson's absence

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and fellow cabinet ministers would be able to take military action without the consent of the prime minister in Boris Johnson's absence, Downing Street has said.
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