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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.

Sajid Javid: UK's shortest-serving finance minister since 1970

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.

UK economy won’t stay close to EU after Brexit: Chancellor of Exchequer Sajid Javid

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.

UK Brexit plan has 'decent chance' in key vote on Saturday: Finance minister

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.

UK's Javid says 'send her back' chant at Trump rally unacceptable

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.

Beyond Brexit, what are UK leadership candidates' priorities?

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.

Brexit deal is my priority, says UK PM hopeful Sajid Javid

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.