Patel was forced to quit the Cabinet on Wednesday after she was discovered to have held a series of undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials.
The Portsmouth North MP is a former defence minister and work and pensions minister.
Dan Jackson, a political lecturer at Bournemouth University, has spoken about how the constant re-shuffling in parliament is proving Theresa May to have a weak government.
Responding to the appointment, Labour's shadow worldwide development secretary, Kate Osamor, called on Mordaunt to "unequivocally commit to the spirit, as well as the letter, of Britain's pledge to spend 0.7% of national income on global development, and face down those in her party who want to merge [the Department for worldwide Development] into the the Foreign and Commonwealth Office".
And shortly afterwards Numnber 10 released a statement saying: "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Penny Mordaunt MP as Secretary of State for International Development".
In a week of crises, her foreign minister, Boris Johnson, on Tuesday was pressed to apologise over remarks he made about a jailed aid worker in Iran, which critics said could prompt the Islamic Republic to hand her a longer jail term.
BTS to appear on USA talk show
Members of boy band BTS attend the Gaon Chart K-pop Music Awards at Jamsil Stadium, southeastern Seoul, on February 22, 2017. The band will play their Billboard Hot 100 hit "DNA" for the annual event.
VAR To Be Used In England Clash With Germany
Here, we rank each of the 49 contenders for a spot by the chances they have of making the final 23 - as things stand. He added: "I have always been quite tall since the age of 13-14, but I wasn't powerful with big muscles".
She backed fellow Brexiteer Andrea Leadsom to be Tory leader after Cameron resigned.
In 2014 she appeared on the TV reality show Splash, donating her appearance fee from the diving contest to charitable causes.
Her teacher mother died from breast cancer when she was 15.
She was Conservative head of youth under Sir John Major and worked in William Hague's press office during his leadership, as well as in the 2004 election campaign of U.S. president George W Bush.
Mordaunt lists India among her countries of interest, having worked with the charity "Diabetes UK" in India.
A prominent Leave supporter in last year's European Union referendum and a former armed forces minister, Mordaunt had been rumoured to be in the running to replace Sir Michael Fallon after he quit as defence secretary last week.
Mordaunt once famously delivered a speech on chickens purely so she could say the word "cock" in parliament.
That remains to be seen come elections 2018. "MQM Pakistan and PSP are helpless people, they will side with anyone", Shah said. The top brass of MQM-P is also to review the situation arising out of the joint presser.
The fall in sales mirrored a recent slide in demand from buyers and suggested sales would fall over the next 12 months. Some 60 per cent also reported lower offers for homes on the market priced between £500,000 and £1m.
The certificate will not be renewed as we are focusing resources on our current app-based remote, the Harmony Hub. If you own the Logitech Harmony Link Hub then it will no longer work from March the 16th 2018.
Although Neymar has been performing spectacularly in the Ligue 1, with having netted 7 goals this season. The coach has two years to win the Champions League or his star striker is off, seems to be the message.
On Sunday, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told CNN that the White House would not interfere with the merger review. The proposed deal considered a "vertical" merger, which means the two companies in the deal are non-competitors.
The three Bruins were transported by police from a hotel in Hangzhou, China around 1 p.m. local time on Tuesday. The players were questioned about stealing from a Louis Vuitton boutique, located near the team's hotel.
Locals are forbidden from going to Pyongyang according to the reports, with officials trying to stifle news from the site area. The watchdog went on to point out the "Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site is neither abandoned nor mothballed".
Boris Johnson today lavished praise on Donald Trump - describing him as "one of the huge great global brands". Johnson has promised to visit Iran before Christmas and if appropriate will visit her in jail.
The feature uses Bluetooth connectivity of your device to enable wireless transfer - without requiring an active data connection. The APK file of the Files Go app is around 5.41MB in size, lower than the size of the Shareit and Xender installation packages.
I tried explaining to him that everyone makes mistakes and I too had committed one. "But he wouldn't have any of it". But now Kapil is planning to reunite with Sunil and revealed that he might come up with a new show with him.
Not Ours, Says Jet Airways On Viral Ad That Mocked IndiGo
The video of the incident has surfaced the Internet garnering huge attention from people including the concerned ministers. The video became viral in no time and soon, people slammed the airlines for showing no sensitivity towards its customers.
North Korea Nuclear Test Site Collapse Killed 200 People
Another defector, who worked as a forest officer in Kilju, said: "If you plant trees there in the mountains, 80% of them die". They added the tunnels on the south side of the site "have been sufficiently prepared to accommodate a test at any time".
Facebook Combats "Revenge Porn" With New Algorithm
Revenge porn is a growing issue in Australia where studies suggest that one in five women aged 18-45 may have been victims. A Facebook spokesman said Britain, Canada and the United States are also expected to take part in the project.