Nadim Jahawi Appointed Britain's New Finance Minister, Steve Barkley Takes Over as Health Minister
Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Health Minister Sajid Javid resigned citing the leadership of PM Boris Johnson.
There is a new turmoil in British politics. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday appointed Nadhim Zahawi as finance minister, replacing Rishi Sunak. Jahavi, 55, has inherited an economy that is likely headed for a sharp recession or recession. Jahavi was the first education minister. Michelle Donelan has been appointed as Minister of Education in her place. Steve Barkley has been appointed as the Minister of Health and Social Care. Prior to this, Steve Barkley was serving as the Chief of Staff to Boris Johnson.
Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Health Minister Sajid Javid had resigned from their posts on Tuesday. He resigned citing the leadership of PM Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson tried to apologize for the latest case involving a sexual misconduct complaint against one of his ministers. This move of these two has increased the problems of PM Johnson who is already surrounded by crisis.
Sajid Javid targets PM Johnson
Sajid Javid said he has lost faith in Johnson's ability to govern in the national interest after a series of scandals. He said he could no longer act in good conscience. He said many lawmakers and the public have lost faith in Johnson's ability to govern in the national interest.
Sajid Javid has said in his letter to Johnson, "I am sorry to say that your leadership does not see any possibility of change. That's why you have lost my trust.
Sunak said - sad to leave the government, but cannot move forward like this
At the same time, Sunak said - the public expects that the government will work properly and seriously. Our perspectives are fundamentally very different. I agree that this may be my last ministerial job, but I believe these are issues worth fighting for and that is why I am resigning. I am sorry to leave the government but I have reluctantly come to the conclusion that we cannot proceed like this.