Published On: Thu, Feb 13th, 2020

Sajid Javid RESIGNS as Chancellor as Boris Johnson carries out cull | UK | News

Mr Javid resigned after being asked to sack all of his advisors by the Prime Minister as the Cabinet reshuffle continues. Chief Secretary to the treasury, Rishi Sunak will take Mr Javid’s place as Chancellor of the Exchequer. 

In a statement, a source for Mr Javid said: “They wanted to take control of the whole operation.

“There was going to be a whole new set up and they wanted to be in charge of it.

“Sajid didn’t know it was coming and said no.”

The resignation of Mr Javid comes just 28 days before the Chancellor must deliver the budget. 

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