New Attorney General appointed 3 March

The Prime Minister has appointed the Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP as Attorney General while the Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP is on maternity leave.

Commenting on his appointment, Michael Ellis said:

I am honoured to be appointed as Attorney General for England and Wales while Suella Braverman is on maternity leave.

I look forward to working with the many excellent lawyers and officials to play my part in making law and politics work together at the heart of the UK constitution. I wish Suella well on her maternity leave.

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