New cabinet meets for first time after Boris Johnson’s reshuffle – live news

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Jackson Carlaw has been elected the new leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

Carlaw, who had been filling the role on an interim basis since Ruth Davidson stepped down last August, comfortably defeated his rival, Michelle Ballantyne, the party’s social security spokesperson at Holyrood by 4,917 votes to 1,581.

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New cabinet meets for first time after Boris Johnson’s reshuffle – live news