Which ministers have resigned? Full list of who’s staying, who’s going and who’s been sacked by Boris Johnson

The prime minister is clinging on to power following the resignation of two of his most senior cabinet members, Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid

Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid have both resigned from their roles in the cabinet, in a devastating blow to Boris Johnson’s leadership.

They have been joined by cabinet members such as Robin Walker (schools minister) Will Quince (children and families minister) and John Glen (treasury minister) as well as other Tory law-makers such as vice chair Bim Afolami and solicitor general Alex Chalk.

Here’s a breakdown of who’s resigned, who’s staying, and who hasn’t played their hand yet...

Boris Johnson leads a cabinet meeting on 5 July (Getty Images)

Those who have resigned so far:

  • Rishi Sunak, resigned as Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Sajid Javid, resigned as Health Secretary
  • Will Quince, resigned as children and families minister
  • Robin Walker, resigned as schools minister
  • John Glen, resigned as treasury minister
  • Victoria Atkins, resigned as justice minister
  • Stuart Andrew, resigned as Housing Minister
  • Mims Davies, resigned as Employment minister
  • Simon Hart, resigned as Wales Secretary
  • Ed Argar, resigned as health minister
  • Mike Freer, resigned as minister for exports and minister for equalities
  • Rachel Maclean, resigned as minister for safeguarding at the Home Office
  • Alex Chalk, resigned as Solicitor General
  • Bim Afolami, resigned as Tory vice chair
  • Jo Churchill, resigned as minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Saqib Bhatti, resigned as parliamentary private secretary to the health secretary
  • Jonathan Gullis, resigned as parliamentary private secretary to the Northern Ireland secretary
  • Andrew Murrison, resigned as trade envoy to Morocco
  • Nicola Richards, resigned as parliamentary private secretary for the Department for Transport
  • Virginia Crosbie, resigned as parliamentary private secretary at the Welsh Office
  • Theo Clarke, resigned as trade envoy to Kenya
  • Laura Trott, resigned as parliamentary private secretary in the Department of Transport
  • Felicity Buchan, resigned as parliamentary private secretary in the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Kemi Badenoch, resigned as equalities minister
  • Neil O’Brien, resigned as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Alex Burghart, resigned as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills
  • Lee Rowley, resigned as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business and Industry
  • Julia Lopez, resigned as Minister of State for Media, Data, and Digital Infrastructure
  • Claire Coutinho, resigned as a parliamentary private secretary to the Treasury
  • David Johnston, resigned as a parliamentary private secretary for the Department for Education
  • Selaine Saxby, resigned as parliamentary private secretary at the Treasury
  • Duncan Baker, resigned as parliamentary private secretary in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Craig Williams, resigned as parliamentary private secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Mark Fletcher, resigned as parliamentary private secretary in the Department for Business
  • Sara Britcliffe, resigned as parliamentary private secretary in the Department for Education
  • Ruth Edwards, resigned as parliamentary private secretary in the Scotland Office
  • James Sunderland, resigned as parliamentary private secretary to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Peter Gibson, resigned as parliamentary private secretary to Department for International Trade
  • Jacob Young, resigned as parliamentary private secretary to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • James Daly, parlimentary private secretary to the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Danny Kruger, parliamentary private secretary to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • David Mundell, trade envoy to New Zealand
  • Brandon Lewis, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
  • Helen Whately, resigned as treasury minister
  • George Freeman, resigned as science minister
  • Damian Hinds, resigned as security minister
  • Guy Opperman, resigned as pensions minister
  • Chris Philp, resigned as technology minister
  • James Cartlidge, resigned as courts minister

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Those who have been sacked:

  • Michael Gove, Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities Secretary

Those who say they’re staying:

  • Nadine Dorries, Culture Secretary, who said: “I’m not sure anyone actually doubted this, however, I am 100 behind @BorisJohnson the PM who consistently gets all the big decisions right.”
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg, Brexit opportunities minister, who said that it was “business as usual, he has got a job to do”.
  • Priti Patel, Home Secretary
  • Ben Wallace, Defence Secretary
  • Liz Truss, Foreign Secretary
  • Dominic Raab, Deputy Prime Minister, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice. A spokesperson said Mr Raab is "loyal to the prime minister".
  • Alister Jack, Scotland Secretary, who said: “I fully support the Prime Minister. I am sorry to see good colleagues resign, but we have a big job of work to do, and that’s what we’re getting on with.”
  • Kwasi Kwarteng, Business Secretary
  • Therese Coffey, Secretary of State at the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Grant Shapps, Transport Secretary
  • Brandon Lewis, Northern Ireland Secretary
  • Baroness Evans, Lord Privy Seal, and Leader of the House of Lords
  • Anne-Marie Trevelyan, International Trade Secretary
  • Suella Braverman, Attorney General
  • Alok Sharma, Cabinet minister
  • Chris Heaton-Harris, Chief whip
  • Michael Ellis, Cabinet minister
  • Simon Clarke, Chief Secretary to the Treasury
  • Conor Burns, Minister of State in the Northern Ireland Office

Those who have been given new jobs:

  • Nadhim Zahawi, the former education secretary has been appointed chancellor, replacing Mr Sunak
  • Steve Barclay, chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and minister for the Cabinet Office, has been promoted to health secretary, replacing Mr Javid
  • Michelle Donelan, education minister, replaces Mr Zahawi as education secretary

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Those who have yet to say where they stand:

  • George Eustice, Environment Secretary Nigel Adams, Minister without portfolio
  • Nigel Adams, Minister without portfolio
  • Kit Malthouse, Police minister
  • Mark Spencer, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons