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UK PM Johnson appoints Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons

Britain's Conservative Party MP Jacob Rees-Mogg leaves offices in central in London, Britain, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Jacob Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons late on Wednesday, giving the prominent Brexit supporter his first ever government role.

Reporting by Alistair Smout

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