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.
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.
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.
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.
February 14, 2020 7:46 am
Sajid Javid is the only British Asian to have held two out of Britain's four great offices of state. His departure after 204 days as finance minister comes less than a month before he was due to deliver his first budget.
January 18, 2020 8:32 pm
The debate over how much Britain will diverge from the EU with regards to regulatory standards is set to form a key plank for how the talks progress -- a no-deal Brexit could create border delays and increase costs for carmakers and other manufacturers.
October 18, 2019 7:34 am
Javid rejected calls from some members of parliament for an economic impact assessment of the agreement struck by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the EU earlier on Thursday which now needs approval by lawmakers.
July 19, 2019 9:45 pm
"I am deeply concerned ... the chants of 'send her back', this is going on in the US today. Imagine if people were saying to me in Britain 'send him back,'" said Javid, who is of Pakistani heritage.
June 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Boris Johnson has pledged to cut income tax for high earners by raising the threshold at which a 40% tax rate kicks in. He has also advocated lower business taxes. Michael Gove wants to introduce a points-based immigration system modelled on that used by Australia.
June 10, 2019 1:55 pm
Sajid Javid, a contender to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said that it is his priority to leave with a deal because no deal cannot be taken off the table.