Sajid Javid quit the government in Boris Johnson’s reshuffle – only 6 responses you need
The biggest news to come out of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle was the shock resignation of chancellor for about 15 minutes Sajid Javid, who quit after he was told by the so-called PM to sack all his advisors.
BREAK: Sajid Javid has resigned.
A budget is due in less than a month.
He becomes the shortest serving Chancellor since Iain Macleod (who died in office).
This reshuffle just got a lot more interesting.
— Lewis Goodall (@lewis_goodall) February 13, 2020
And here are our favourite 6 things people said about it.
So. Farewell then
You liked to tell us
You were the son of a bus driver
Now Cummings has thrown you under a bus
Which is ironic
Apols to EJ Thribb (17)
— Kevin Brennan MP (@KevinBrennanMP) February 13, 2020
"Fired? I'm having you deported" pic.twitter.com/KoKiksszeT
— Robin Flavell (@RobinFlavell) February 13, 2020
Boris Johnson: Someone so dreadful you end up feeling admiration for Sajid Javid.
— Ian Dunt (@IanDunt) February 13, 2020
Comprehensive list of Sajid Javid’s achievements as Chancellor:
– unveiled a 50p coin
— Have I Got News For You (@haveigotnews) February 13, 2020
There was also this, from Labour MP Yvette Cooper.
Respect. Also, Sajid Javid was the only Tory MP who contacted me directly on Friday to express support & solidarity when a Tory activist was sentenced for violent threats against me https://t.co/Cw9LbgLjqK
— Yvette Cooper (@YvetteCooperMP) February 13, 2020
Oh, and this.
Fair play to Sajid Javid for having some self-worth
— John Crace (@JohnJCrace) February 13, 2020