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Michael Gove is the real Deputy Prime Minister in Boris Johnson's new Cabinet

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Boris Johnson has named Dominic Raab his Deputy Prime Minister – as consolation for sacking him as Foreign Secretary.

Mr Raab was moved to the important but less prestigious job of Justice Secretary, when the Prime Minister carried out his reshuffle last week.

Apparently, Mr Raab wasn’t happy. So he asked for the Deputy Prime Minister title too, to ensure the move looked more like a promotion.

But the truth is that Mr Raab won’t really be Mr Johnson’s deputy. That role falls to Michael Gove, the new Housing, Communities and Local Government Secretary.

Mr Gove has........

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