Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Sajid Javid


'Back anyone, but Sunak': Johnson to allies

July 16, 2022 10:40 am

Boris Johnson is reportedly open to Penny Mordaunt, the junior trade minister, succeeding him instead of Rishi Sunak.

Outgoing British PM took people’s confidence for granted while flouting democratic rules and conventions

July 08, 2022 7:41 am

Till the end, Boris Johnson tried to cling to power and office, insisting on staying on as caretaker PM, defying the clamour within the party and Parliament that he should make an immediate exit.

Boris Johnson's failures as a leader are catching up with him as the UK political crisis intensifies

July 07, 2022 8:33 am

Rishabh Bhandari writes: While Britain has a conservative administration, it lacks conservative policies that are capable of promoting transformative change. It is clear that Britain needs fresh leadership for renewal

Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid resign from Boris Johnson's cabinet: The Chris Pincher scandal, explained

July 07, 2022 11:01 am

What is the Chris Pincher scandal, which is threatening Boris Johnson's survival as Prime Minister? We explain.

UK health secretary Sajid Javid, finance minister Rishi Sunak resign, plunging government into chaos

July 06, 2022 7:25 am

The resignations came as Johnson was apologising for what he said was a mistake for not realising that a former minister in charge of pastoral care was unsuitable for a job in government after complaints of sexual misconduct were made against him.

UK opens up Covid boosters to all over 30s in Omicron fight

December 12, 2021 6:46 pm

There are around 7.5 million people aged 30 to 39, and 3.5 million of those are eligible for boosters from Monday, NHS England said.

UK to roll out life-saving COVID-19 treatment which was given to Donald Trump

September 18, 2021 7:31 pm

The drug will be targeted at people who are immunocompromised, for example those with certain cancers or autoimmune diseases, and therefore have difficulty building up an antibody response to the virus.

UK to roll out Covid booster jabs for over-50s from next week

September 14, 2021 7:38 pm

Tabling the government’s winter strategy to tackle COVID-19, UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid told the House of Commons that the National Health Service is preparing for the rollout following the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation's recommendation earlier.

On England’s ‘Freedom Day,’ rising virus cases and a Prime Minister in isolation

July 20, 2021 11:59 am

Boris Johnson defended the decision to reopen from his country residence, Chequers, where he has been in self-isolation since Sunday after the NHS notified, or “pinged,” him because he had come into contact with his health secretary, Sajid Javid, who said Saturday he had mild symptoms of COVID-19.

JPMorgan hires ex-UK finance minister Sajid Javid

August 18, 2020 2:22 pm

Sajid Javid quit his role in government earlier this year after falling out with Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a cabinet reshuffle.