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Boris Johnson: Government departments merged to form Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office

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Boris Johnson: Government departments merged to form Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office

Boris Johnson: Government departments merged to form Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office

The Prime Minister announced he will merge the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development to create a new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

He told the Commons: “We must now strengthen our position in an intensely competitive world by making sensible changes.


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