Sajid Javid

British Conservative politician

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Sajid Javid: British Conservative politician
Sajid Javid is a British politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bromsgrove since 2010. A member of the Conservative Party, he was Home Secretary from 2018 to 2019 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2019 to 2020. Javid was the first British Asian to hold one of the Great Offices of State in the UK.


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Shamima Begum: Other Isis prisoners in Syria may attempt to return to UK for citizenship battles after court ruling

Sajid Javid says allowing jihadis into Britain for appeals 'would create a national security risk that cannot be fully mitigated'
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'Strong and respected' Treasury needed to help UK recover from coronavirus crisis, Sajid Javid warns

Javid calls for temporary cuts to national insurance and VAT to help the country bounce back from the economic devastation caused by Covid-19
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Government "can and must" do more to address racial inequality in society, says Sajid Javid

The quotes come as thousands of people took part in Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the country
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Coronavirus: Sajid Javid warns Boris Johnson not to pursue 'self-defeating' tax rises after crisis

Former chancellor also urges government to re-open economy 'as far and as quick' as possible
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak fuels expectations of Budget spending splurge

New occupant of 11 Downing Street fails to confirm he will stick to predecessor Sajid Javid's fiscal rules
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Sajid Javid planned to slash income tax in Budget before shock resignation as chancellor

Resolution Foundation brands policy 'rubbish for country' and lowest earners
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Sajid Javid takes aim at Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings in resignation statement

sajid javid takes aim at boris johnson and dominic cummings in resignation statement
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid giving a personal statement to MPs in the House of Commons, London, following his resignation from the Cabinet. Speaking from the backbenches for the..
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Sajid Javid warns Boris Johnson against spending splurge after shock resignation and takes swipe at Dominic Cummings

'It would not be right to pass the bill for our day-to-day consumption to our children and grandchildren', former chancellor says
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Budget to go ahead in March, new chancellor confirms

Doubt raised over date after Sajid Javid walked out with just 27 days to go
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UK cabinet meets for first time since reshuffle

Boris Johnson sets priorities for his top team, following Sajid Javid's shock resignation.
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Ex-UK finance minister Javid aims parting shot at PM Johnson

Departed British finance minister Sajid Javid warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a parting shot on Thursday that he would still need colleagues who could offer him clear and candid advice.
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Former UK finance minister Javid says he could not accept Johnson's demands

Former British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday he had resigned because no self-respecting minister would accept Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demands to fire his political advisers.
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Cabinet reshuffle: Next month's Budget in doubt after chancellor's shock resignation

The Budget announced for 11 March is in doubt after the dramatic resignation of the chancellor Sajid Javid, it has emerged.
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Cabinet reshuffle: Why did the pound go up after Sajid Javid resigned?

Several currency analysts said the sharp market moves suggested traders were expecting more public spending in the 11 March Budget
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British PM appoints Rishi Sunak as finance minister amid Cabinet shakeup

UK Treasury chief Sajid Javid unexpectedly resigned on Thursday, throwing a carefully planned shakeup of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government into turmoil.
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PM Johnson asserts control over UK government, finance minister quits

British finance minister Sajid Javid resigned on Thursday, a surprise move that underlined Prime Minister Boris Johnson's desire to tighten his grip on government by jettisoning a minister who refused..
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UK Chancellor Sajid Javid quits as Boris Johnson reshuffles cabinet

uk chancellor sajid javid quits as boris johnson reshuffles cabinet
Sajid Javid has resigned as UK Chancellor of the Exchequer in a shock cabinet reshuffle twist, after being expected to retain his place in PM Boris Johnson’s top team. It’s understood that Javid...
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Rishi Sunak appointed Chancellor after Sajid Javid dramatically quits

Rishi Sunak has been appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer after the dramatic resignation of Sajid Javid.
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UK finance minister quits, shattering PM Johnson's reshuffle: media

Finance minister Sajid Javid resigned on Thursday, British media reported, a surprise move that shattered Prime Minister Boris Johnson's choreographed reshuffle of his government and raised questions..
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Rishi Sunak to be made UK finance minister: Sky News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will appoint Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister on Thursday, Sky News reported following the surprise resignation of Sajid Javid during a ministerial..
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UK finance minister Sajid Javid has resigned: Sun political editor

British finance minister Sajid Javid has resigned his position, the Sun newspaper's political editor Tom Newton Dunn said on Twitter without citing sources.
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Sajid Javid resigns: Chancellor quits Boris Johnson's cabinet

Chancellor dramatically walks out after a bust-up with Dominic Cummings over a demand for him to sack his advisers
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Britain and EU split over financial market access

Britain wants a stable relationship with the European Union for "decades to come" in financial services, finance minister Sajid Javid said on Tuesday, only to receive an instant rebuttal from Brussels.
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EU should offer UK 'equivalence' on financial services: UK's Javid

The European Union should continue to recognize Britain's financial services industry as meeting equivalent regulatory standards when a Brexit transition period ends next year, finance minister Sajid..
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'Don't kid yourselves': Michel Barnier rejects Sajid Javid plea to protect UK financial services access after Brexit

Chancellor asked on Tuesday for a 'durable' system
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UK High Court to hear Vijay Mallya's appeal against extradition to India on Tuesday

The Royal Courts of Justice in London will hear the appeal against a magistrates' court extradition order, signed off by former UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid in February last year. The 64-year-old..
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Economic damage from Brexit will be up to 10 times boost from Budget spending hike, economists warn

Sajid Javid's ambition to dramatically boost growth to 2.75 per cent a year also branded 'unrealistic'
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Chancellor set to back HS2 rail project despite push for cost cutting

Javid to 'broadly back' line from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds
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HS2: Chancellor Sajid Javid 'backs project' ahead of crucial meeting

It is understood the chancellor will tell Boris Johnson he supports the London to Birmingham rail link.
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Johnson and Javid order cull of 'poor value' projects in multi-billion pound round of cuts

Savings intended to redirect cash from pet projects of previous PMs to new administration's priorities
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Brexit day 50p coin unveiled by Chancellor Sajid Javid

It comes after the original batch of coins had to be melted down when the Brexit deadline was extended.
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Brexit: Sajid Javid moves to stem business alarm over alignment with EU rules

Chancellor tries to reassure industry in speech at Davos
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Why is Boris Johnson staying away from Davos this year?

Chancellor Sajid Javid is only UK government representative at the global gathering which PM once branded an 'orgy of adulation'
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UK businesses fear post-Brexit break from EU rules

Food prices could rise after Sajid Javid said there will be no alignment with EU rules after Brexit, businesses say.
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UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer

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LONDON: The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of January 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country’s treasury chief has admitted..
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Sajid Javid admits some businesses will be hit by Brexit as he warns firms there will be 'no alignment' with EU

'There will be an impact on business one way or the other, some will benefit, some won't,' says the chancellor
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'No alignment' with EU after Brexit on business

Sajid Javid warns businesses UK and EU regulations will differ after Brexit, saying firms must "adjust".
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Sajid Javid to launch £100bn spending boost aimed at North and Midlands in budget on 11 March

Investment to be directed to areas that voted Conservative at the election for the first time - by ripping up Treasury rules
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Grooming 'epidemic' as almost 19,000 children identified as sexual exploitation victims in England

Exclusive: Campaigners call for action as Sajid Javid's promised review of grooming gang 'characteristics' absent from Queen's Speech
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Brexit: Sajid Javid's contentious claims fact-checked

The chancellor, Sajid Javid, made a number of statements about Brexit on the Today programme that some would see as contentious.
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'Total rubbish': Sajid Javid rebuked for falsely claiming homelessness is falling under Conservatives

Any assertion homelessness is going down is 'not true', says Shelter
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Sajid Javid criticised for false claim UK 'already' has outline of trade agreement when talks yet to start

Chancellor told 'good slogans don't make trade agreements' - and accused of being 'a fantasist'
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Brexit: Sajid Javid repeatedly fails to rule out no-deal amid concerns over EU trade agreement

'There is not a single doubt' that a trade agreement can be agreed 'within months', says chancellor
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Tories accused of 'denial' and 'deceit' by Muslim Council of Britain as Sajid Javid defends Boris Johnson over Islamophobic comments

Muslim organisation renews Tory criticism while offering support to the Jewish community over Labour's handling of antisemitism
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UK Conservatives will hold inquiry into Islamophobia, says finance minister

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Tuesday the governing Conservative Party would hold an inquiry into Islamophobia within its ranks, saying it took criticism from the Muslim community..
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Chancellor has 'no doubt' about Brexit trade deal, despite deputy admitting no-deal planning will continue

Sajid Javid refuses to say if he will set aside money for risk of no deal, says warnings are 'scare-mongering'
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UK finance minister Javid promises 'very detailed costings' of Conservative manifesto

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday the governing Conservative Party would deliver a "very detailed costings document" at the launch of its election manifesto, promising to lower the..
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General election: Tory spending pledges will need tax rises, IFS warns

Exclusive: Sajid Javid relying on £37bn 'cushion' that has already disappeared, Institute for Fiscal Studies says – amid criticism that he is ducking scrutiny of his plans
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'Running scared': Sajid Javid pulls out of TV debate amid 'fake news' row

Conservatives press ahead with disputed claims about Labour spending plans
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General election: Sajid Javid accused of 'running scared' after TV economy debate put on hold

Labour, Lib Dems and SNP react with fury amid uncertainty about Channel 4 economy debate
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