Dominic Raab has been named as the UK's new Brexit Secretary after David Davis resigned in protest of "a business-friendly" deal to leave the EU
Prime Minister Theresa May's office announced the appointment of Raab, a former minister for housing, on Monday morning July 09,2018
The resignation of Davis on Sunday evening has dealt a major blow to May, who has struggled to unite factions within her ruling Conservative Party.
The British prime minister said her cabinet also agreed to negotiate regulations for industrial and agri-food goods, ending the free movement of people, the supremacy of the European court and "vast" payments to the bloc.
In his resignation letter, Davis said he did not want to be a "reluctant conscript" and that he thought the plan approved "is certainly not returning control of our laws in any real sense".
Junior Brexit Ministers Steve Baker and Suella Braverman resigned shortly after Davis