Peter Bone has joined the government as the deputy leader of the House of Commons.
He will form part of Boris Johnson’s new interim Cabinet after the Queen approved his appointments.
Among them, Andrew Griffith was made Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade, Andrea Jenkyns MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education and Steve Double was made Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs;
Reacting to the news, Labour MP Chris Bryant said: “There’s no depths satire can’t reach”.
Several others were similarly unamused: