Johnson Government In Trouble: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Education Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, as the new Finance Minister late on Tuesday. Earlier, Rishi Sunak of Indian origin had resigned from the post of Finance Minister. Downing Street said that Queen Elizabeth II has approved Jahavi’s appointment. Born in Iraq, Jahvi came to Britain as a child with his Kurdish family, who did not speak English, before pursuing a lucrative business career.
The 55-year-old co-founded the leading polling company YouGov. He was active in local conservative politics in London before becoming an MP in 2010. He received widespread praise for monitoring Britain’s pandemic vaccine rollout.
This became the new education and health minister
The prime minister nominated another of his loyalists, Michelle Donelan, to replace Jahavi in the education ministry, while Steve Barkley was appointed health minister.
Two ministers resigned on Tuesday
Significantly, on Tuesday, Rishi Sunak had resigned from the post of Finance Minister. Soon after the resignation of UK Health Minister Sajid Javid, Indian-origin Sunak shared his resignation letter on Twitter. Sunak tweeted, “The public rightly expects the government to run properly, efficiently and seriously.”
Let us tell you that Boris Johnson admitted on Tuesday that it was wrong to appoint a tainted member of Parliament to an important post of government, amid increasing pressure on him. After which senior cabinet ministers of the government including Finance Minister Rishi Sunak resigned.
Boris Johnson had said that he was deeply sorry that he had received the official report of ‘Deputy Chief Whip’ even after knowing of the misconduct complaint against suspended MP Chris Pincher. appointed to the post.
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