Amber Rudd resignation

Amber Rudd returns to the front benches

Downing Street has confirmed that Amber Rudd is returning to the cabinet.

Amber Rudd

The Hastings and Rye MP, who resigned as Home Secretary in April after admitting she "inadvertently misled" MPs over the Windrush scandal, is the new Work and Pensions secretary.

She replaces Esther McVey, who resigned yesterday over the draft Brexit agreement.

'It's not about me being vindicated or not'

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd reacts to a report which reveals she was given incorrect information by officials during the Windrush scandal.

She stood down as Home Secretary after admitting she "inadvertently misled" MPs.

Amber Rudd says Home Office 'did not have a grip' on Windrush
Amber Rudd: Home Office 'did not have a grip' on Windrush.

Rudd: Home Office had no grip on Windrush

Amber Rudd says Home Office 'did not have a grip' on Windrush
Former Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the Today Programme the department "did not have a grip" on the Windrush Scandal and says they sat on a report published today about the conduct of her civil servants.
PMQs: Rudd and May on threats to UK security
Amber Rudd asks about the work of counter terrorist and emergency services in keeping the UK safe from terrorists.