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PROFILE: Dominic Raab - the former lawyer with just one year's cabinet experience who is ‘deputising' for Prime Minister Boris Johnson

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Boris Johnson has asked Dominic Raab to “deputise where necessary” while he receives hospital treatment for Covid-19, leaving a man with just one full year of cabinet experience to run the government.
The foreign secretary, who is also first secretary of state and de facto deputy prime minister, has stepped in to lead the charge after Mr Johnson was moved into intensive care on Monday night, later receiving oxygen as his condition worsened.
The 46-year-old presided over Tuesday's cabinet meeting and will now enjoy a host of new powers - including holding National Security meetings...
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With Boris Johnson in hospital, ministers are jockeying for position - now is not the time to play politics

With Boris Johnson in hospital, ministers are jockeying for position - now is not the time to play politics

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

The PM appears reluctant to nominate Dominic Raab his official deputy, even though the chain of command would be clearer if he did
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Boris Johnson: Are Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab friends?

Boris Johnson: Are Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab friends?

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON has been forced to step back from running the country handing over the reins to Dominic Raab to deputise "where necessary". Are Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab friends?
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