British Prime Minister David Cameron has begun his first Cabinet revamp since taking power in 2010, dismissing underperforming ministers in a bid to quell discontent in his Tory party.
Cameron fired Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman and made Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke a Cabinet minister without portfolio, according to a person familiar with the decisions.
Clarke, 72, is the oldest Cabinet member and has been a minister in every Tory government since 1972. He served as chancellor...
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