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Javid resigned after Johnson pushed him to sack advisers

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Sajid Javid said ‘no respecting minister' could accept the PM's terms to stay in government Boris Johnson has moved to seize control over the Treasury in an unexpectedly brutal reshuffle that forced out his chancellor, Sajid Javid, and paves the way for a post-Brexit spending bonanza at the budget. Johnson staged the power grab over No 11 by issuing an ultimatum to his chancellor to fire all his advisers - a move that Javid later said “no self-respecting minister” could accept.
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Cabinet reshuffle: Your guide to the key changes at the top of government

Cabinet reshuffle: Your guide to the key changes at the top of government

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has wielded the cabinet axe for the second time since entering Number 10.
Here's our guide to who is in and who is out.
Chancellor of the Exchequer
OUT - Sajid Javid
Sajid Javid holding the Brexit coin, a 50p bearing the inscription ‘Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations' and the date the UK leaves the EU.
We'll start with the biggest name first. One-time Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid becomes the first Chancellor in five decades not to have delivered a budget after resigning on Thursday afternoon.
He later said he was left with “no other...
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What Sajid Javid's Resignation Reveals About Bois Johnson's Government

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Boris Johnson's cabinet reshuffle has all of Westminster buzzing, with the shock resignation of Chancellor Sajid Javid. What does it reveal about how this government will go about their work?
Arj Singh, Paul Waugh and Rachel Wearmouth discuss the cabinet reshuffle with Sajid Javid's former special advisor Salma Shah.
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5 Bad News Stories Buried By Boris Johnson's Cabinet Reshuffle

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

All eyes have been on Boris Johnson today as the PM reshaped his top team after winning an 80-seat Tory majority. But amid all the furore about chancellor Sajid Javid's dramatic exit, much else has been happening outside of the Westminster bubble. Here are five important stories you may have missed. A&E trolley waits are the worst on record More than 100,000 A&E patients waited for hours to be treated in hospitals during January - the highest number since records began. There were 100,578 patients delayed more than four hours, of whom 2,846 waited more than 12 hours from decision to admit...
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Boris Johnson ‘takes back control' of Cabinet in brutal reshuffle

Boris Johnson ‘takes back control' of Cabinet in brutal reshuffle

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

With a series brutal sackings and forced resignations, Boris Johnson succeeded in “taking back control” of his cabinet.
In a day of high drama at Westminster, Sajid Javid lost his job at the Treasury and Julian Smith, who recently reestablished power-sharing at Stormont, was axed from the Northern Ireland office.
Mr Javid, who was in the midst of preparing the UK Government's March 11 Budget, said he was left with “no other option” but to quit after the prime minister ordered him to sack all his special advisers and aides and to defer to Downing Street for advice.
The former chancellor...
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Ex-chancellor Sajid Javid blasts PM's conditions for staying in Cabinet

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Sajid Javid quit as chancellor after Boris Johnson set conditions “any self-respecting minister” would reject, he said, as several senior heads rolled in a dramatic Cabinet reshuffle.
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Sajid Javid speaks out over his shock resignation in Cabinet reshuffle

Sajid Javid speaks out over his shock resignation in Cabinet reshuffle

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The former chancellor broke his silence outside his home in London after he quit the key post over a row with Boris Johnson's Number 10
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This revenge reshuffle has a dangerous message: absolute power resides in No 10 | Polly Toynbee

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The removal of Sajid Javid - and anyone who ever queried Boris Johnson's progress - is a demand for craven cabinet obedience No self-respecting chancellor would accept such terms: that was Sajid Javid's reason for resigning. So in Rishi Sunak we have an alarmingly obedient new chancellor ready to take the job on any terms. His advisers will be fused with those of No 10, his power base diminished, and his office under the control of Dominic Cummings, intimidator-in-chief. Sunak will struggle to shake off shadow chancellor John McDonnell's charge that he is nothing but “a stooge”. Related...
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Sajid Javid forced out as Boris Johnson tightens grip on power with reshuffle

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Sajid Javid quit as chancellor after losing a power struggle with Boris Johnson in a dramatic Cabinet reshuffle.
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