Today’s cabinet reshuffle suddenly got a lot more dramatic when Sajid Javid unexpectedly quit as chancellor – after Boris Johnson ordered him to fire his closest aides.
Mr Javid said it was a condition which “no self respecting minister would accept”. He’ll be replaced by Rishi Sunak, just four weeks before the Budget is due.
Downing Street says a new joint team of special advisers is being established to advise both the prime minister and the chancellor.
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