Geoffrey Cox signals he would accept lead role in review of judiciary

Speculation Johnson will sack attorney general in reshuffle but offer him commission job

Geoffrey Cox QC, the senior cabinet minister who is expected to lose his job in Thursday’s reshuffle, has indicated that he would accept a role leading Boris Johnson’s commission to reform the judiciary.

The attorney general, the government’s most senior legal officer, has been at the centre of speculation that he could be offered the chance to run a major review into “judicial activism” to assuage for being sacked in Johnson’s first cabinet reshuffle since his election landslide.

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