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

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

Letters of resignation from Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid

Rishi Sunak resigned as chancellor and Sajid Javid resigned as secretary of health following the Chris Pincher dispute. In a significant blow to Boris Johnson, Sunak resigned shortly after Javid released his resignation announcement. Here are the resignation letters from both ministers, in full. Rishi Sunak Dear Prime Minister, It is with deep sadness that … Read more

Fewer graduates could earn first-class degrees next year, universities warn

Graduates will be less likely to earn a first-class degree next year, England’s universities warn as they pledge to reverse pandemic grade inflation. UK Universities and GuildHE, representing over 100 universities across the country, will announce that by 2023 they will bring the proportion of first-class degrees and 2.1 back to pre-pandemic levels. The announcement, … Read more

Jeremy Hunt would lose Conservative leadership race to all top candidates, poll says

Jeremy Hunt would lose the final round of a Conservative leadership contest against all of his top potential opponents, new conservative-based polls have suggested. The former health secretary left the door open for another candidacy for the top job, as he said he “would have to see what the circumstances are and then make the … Read more

Policeman’s masterpiece The Hay Wain damaged in Just Stop Oil protest

Lazarus, a 22-year-old music student, said before his arrest that he was a “Hay Wain that demonstrates our path to disaster.” He attended the protest alongside Hunt, 23, a psychology student who helped found Just Stop Oil after orchestrating protests by Extinction Rebellion and Insulate Britain. She released a statement that read: “You can forget … Read more

Policeman’s masterpiece The Hay Wain damaged in Just Stop Oil protest

Lazarus, a 22-year-old music student, said before his arrest that he was a “Hay Wain that demonstrates our path to disaster.” He attended the protest alongside Hunt, 23, a psychology student who helped found Just Stop Oil after orchestrating protests by Extinction Rebellion and Insulate Britain. She released a statement that read: “You can forget … Read more

No return to EU freedom of movement under Labour, Sir Keir Starmer to announce

sIr Keir Starmer will claim tonight that Conservatives “have no idea” how to “deliver the promise our country has” when presenting his plan to “make Brexit work”. Sir Keir will deliver a speech to the Center for European Reform’s think tank, in which he will argue that the 2016 vote to leave the EU is … Read more

Boris Johnson ‘can’t act on gossip’, insists minister amid Chris Pincher reaction

FFormer advisor number 10, Dominic Cummings, alleged that Boris Johnson had referred to Chris Pincher as “Pincher by name, pincher by nature” long before naming him in February. Will Quince, the minister for children and families, said he could not imagine Johnson making the comment and questioned Cummings’ “credibility”. Asked if he could imagine the … Read more