In November 2017, Fallon resigned on account of allegations of sexual misconduct.
In December 2017, Green, May's confidante since their days at Oxford was forced to step down after an internal investigation found that he had violated the ministerial code by making misleading statements about pornography found on his official computer.
Patel, Britain's overseas aid minister resigned after unauthorized meetings with Israeli officials.
Speaking to AFP, an anonymous Labour MP who had received confirmation from his Conservative Party colleagues said that the shuffle was to happen soon. However, May's office said that these reports were "inaccurate."