LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak may announce a mini reshuffle of his Cabinet on Tuesday and is considering breaking up the government’s business department into three separate ministries, a source familiar with the discussions said on Monday.
The reshuffle of ministers comes just over a week after Sunak sacked Conservative Party chair Nadhim Zahawi over his tax affairs, and as the government has fallen further behind the main opposition Labour Party in opinion polls.
Sunak is also under pressure from opposition parties and even some lawmakers in his own party to sack deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab, who is facing an internal investigation over allegations of bullying.
Sunak’s office declined to comment on the possible reshuffle, which was first reported by The Sun.
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