Gap Fill - U.K. Knighthood - Level 6


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The U.K. government has awarded one of its honours to a former minister who was fired by successive Prime Ministers. Gavin Williamson, 45, will receive a for services to public life. He will become "Sir" Gavin Williamson. The award has angered many in Britain due to Mr Willamsons' somewhat checkered . He was fired as Defence Secretary by then Prime Minister Theresa May in 2019 over a national security over discussions about the UK's security and Chinese company Huawei. Ms May said she had, "lost in his ability to serve". Current PM Boris Johnson fired him from being Education Secretary in September 2021 following a series of .

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