Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid resign from cabinet as Boris Johnson struggles to hold on

Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid resign from the cabinet, while Boris Johnson struggles to cling to power. The resignations came as Johnson was forced into a humiliating apology for his handling of Chris Pincher’s altercation after it emerged that he had forgotten to be briefed on previous allegations of “inappropriate” conduct. Sunak said he is … Read more

Boris Johnson shaken by the resignation of top ministers Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid – POLITICO

LONDON – Boris Johnson was left fighting for his political life after two high-ranking ministers, including his powerful chancellor, resigned with an explosion of integrity. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, finance minister and the second most senior figure in the UK government after Johnson, resigned minutes after the dramatic departure of Health Secretary Sajid … Read more

Nadhim Zahawi named chancellor after Rishi Sunak resigns

Nadhim Zahawi will replace Rishi Sunak as chancellor, Downing Street said. He will step down as secretary of education to be replaced by the minister of universities, Michelle Donelan. Meanwhile, Steve Barclay, the prime minister’s chief of staff, has been appointed health secretary following the resignation of Sajid Javid. Javid left the government dramatically on … Read more

Steve Barclay New Secretary of Health as Boris Johnson Forced to Reshape Cabinet

shad Barclay become the new secretary of health – and Nadhim Zahawi is appointed as the new chancellor – while Boris Johnson reorganizes his broken cabinet. The prime minister is tonight fighting for his political life after the shocking departures of Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid. Both camps insisted that their departures, which surprised No. … Read more

Profiles of Sunak and Javid, who left Johnson’s office

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government faced a new crisis on Tuesday after two of its most senior ministers resigned within minutes of each other. Treasury Chief Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid resigned, saying the government under Johnson was no longer competent or “acting in the national interest”. The apparently coordinated … Read more

How Boris Johnson’s Cabinet Reacted to Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid’s Resignations

Other Cabinet members will now assess whether they still have faith in the PM. Here’s how they’ve responded so far: Liz Truss, Secretary of Foreign Affairs A source told the Telegraph that Liz Truss is “100% behind the prime minister”. Alister Jack, Scottish secretary Reports suggest that Mr. Jack is staying on as Scottish secretary … Read more

Boris Johnson: Senior ministers’ resignations leave UK prime minister’s future in doubt

A series of bombastic resignations by top British ministers could mean that Boris Johnson’s days as UK prime minister are numbered. Boris Johnson’s days as UK prime minister may be coming to an end with the resignation of two of his most powerful ministers. It could be the beginning of the collapse of the entire … Read more

Boris Johnson apologizes for naming Chris Pincher as deputy chief

Boris Johnson apologized for appointing Chris Pincher as deputy chief. The prime minister said that “in hindsight it was the wrong thing to do”. Johnson made his remarks in a hastily organized TV interview amid mounting pressure on his leadership. But within minutes, both Sajid Javid and Rishi Sunak dramatically resigned from the cabinet. The … Read more