Here in England, former Prime Minister Theresa May has resigned to be replaced by the highly controversial Boris Johnson (24th July 2019). Thankfully, Nick Gibb retains his post as Minister for School Standards as noted in the Times Education Supplement (TES):
Phonics champion Nick Gibb stays at the DfE
Nick Gibb has served as a schools minister from 2010-12 and since 2014
https://www.tes.com/news/phonics-champi ... -stays-dfe
The former accountant is best known for his relentless focus on the use of phonics to teach children to read.