Chancellor of the Exchequer resigns just under a month before he was expected to deliver first Budget
The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg reported on Thursday afternoon (13 February) amid a high-drama cabinet reshuffle that Javid is understood to have been asked to remove all of his special advisers, but he refused. The resignation makes Javid was the shortest serving chancellor for 50 years. The last chancellor to serve under seven months in the job was Conservative MP Iain Macleod, who held the position from 20 June 1970 for one month before he died. Javid was expected to deliver...
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