Both Sunak and Javid sent resignation letters within minutes of each other to the prime minister, in which both slammed his ability to run an administration that adhered to standards.
It may be that the NHS will escape being overwhelmed, again, in that it will pass the test set by Sajid Javid, the health secretary, of being able to treat children injured in car crashes. But that is a low bar, and no one can doubt that the health
When BBC Essex asked me onto their breakfast show to discuss the recent Jimmy Carr controversy, I felt… annoyed. Because it meant I’d have to rewatch a special that I switched off due to boredom 20 minutes into my first viewing. That’s about 30 minutes
Here’s the bad news for those who find it profoundly disturbing that the two highest political offices in the land are occupied by a pair of common, lockdown-breaking criminals.
Britain’s plan to raise the minimum wage to two-thirds of median earnings, taking it to 10.50 pounds ($13.58) an hour, was endorsed by an independent review
SajidJavid’s appointment as health secretary is more significant than it looks. Some Conservative MPs interpreted it as Boris Johnson installing a loyal ally to counterbalance the power of Rishi Sunak, his heir apparent as prime minister.
We’re well used to auto-parodic politics by now. So much so that it is barely even worth noting that Sajid Javid should, in the morning, launch his “rescue plan” for GPs,
Yes, Matt Hancock has left a shameful legacy and he had to go. But although he was reckless in his private life, he was cautious about public policy. Of course he was a silly, massive hypocrite who put the public support for the struggle against COVID at risk for lust; yet when he’d finished
Reshuffle speculation may seem like a pointless branch of political commentary. It is just gossip, isn’t it? And it is usually wrong. Yet it is the stuff of politics. It matters who is in which job, in government and in opposition.