The resignation of one of British Prime Minister's most trusted allies leaves May struggling to navigate the final year of tortuous Brexit negotiations.
Safeguards come in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against numerous MPs in the Conservative and Labour Parties.
Michael Fallon apologised last week for putting his hand on the knee of political journalist Julia Hartley-Brewer.
This is not the first time UK Foreign Secretary's remarks have been off colour. He recently tried to recite a nostalgic colonial poem by Rudyard Kipling in Myanmar.
May's weakened position in the Conservative Party meant that all the senior ministers kept their jobs and there were few changes in the cabinet lineup.
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