Gove out: Villiers in

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Boris Johnson has appointed Theresa Villiers, a pro-Brexit MP who previously held the role of Secretary of State for Nothern Ireland under David Cameron, to replace Michael Gove as Environment Secretary.

Villiers has repeatedly voted against measures to prevent climate change and her voting record shows that she is highly supportive of the hugely environmentally-damaging practice of fracking.

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