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Michael Gove, the former Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, left the British government after not being included in the ministerial appointments of new Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: AFP
Michael Gove, the former Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, left the British government after not being included in the ministerial appointments of new Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: AFP

Pro-Brexit Michael Gove sacked from the British government: Report

Michael Gove was criticised for appearing to scupper Boris Johnson's chances of taking the helm by launching his own bid

London: Prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove has been sacked from his cabinet post of justice secretary by Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May, Sky News reported on Thursday citing sources.

Gove, who challenged May for the leadership of the centre-right Conservative party, was criticised by some for appearing to scupper former London mayor and now foreign secretary Boris Johnson’s chances of taking the helm by launching his own bid. Reuters

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