Penny Mordaunt appointed new UK aid minister: PM May's office

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 09, 2017 9:53 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's office confirmed that Penny Mordaunt has been appointed Britain's new minister for international development, replacing Priti Patel who resigned on Wednesday over undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials that breached protocol.

(Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; editing by Stephen Addison)