Chancellor Sajid Javid quits

Rishi Sunak new finance minister in his cabinet. He is among 3 Indian-origin ministers in Johnson’s team Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law Rishi Sunak, UK’s new chancellor #UKPM #BorisJohnson restructuring cabinet for first time since the 2019 General Election.
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@oliverdowden has been appointed Secretary of State

Boris in a fix as UK Chancellor Sajid Javid quits, shattering PM’s reshuffle.Replaced The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP @oliverdowden  has been appointed Secretary of State.

Mr Javid rejected the prime minister’s order to fire his team of aides, saying “no self-respecting minister” could accept such a condition.

He has been replaced as chancellor by Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak – who just seven months ago was a junior housing minister.

Mr Javid had been due to deliver his first Budget in four weeks’ time.

The Rt Hon Baroness Evans of Bowes Park remains Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords.The former home secretary was appointed chancellor by Mr Johnson when he became prime minister in July.

 

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