Former transport minister Grant Shapps is to replace Suella Braverman as Britain’s interior minister, the Report Focus News reported on Wednesday.
The former transport secretary, who backed Rishi Sunak in the Tory leadership race and has been critical of some of Liz Truss’ policies, is expected to be confirmed as her replacement.
Ms Braverman was only appointed to the role 43 days ago by the new prime minister.
Ms Braverman resigned after sending an official document from her personal email in a breach of the security rules for government.
In an explosive resignation letter which also voiced “concerns” about the direction of the government, the now former home secretary said: “Pretending we haven’t made mistakes, carrying on as if everyone can’t see that we have made them, and hoping that things will magically come right is not serious politics.”
She added: “I have made a mistake, I accept responsibility, I resign.”