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JAVID QUITS; RISHI SUNAK TAKES THE REINS BUDGET DATE NOW UNCERTAIN TREASURY'S INDEPENDENCE IN QUESTION AS NO 10 TAKES CONTROL CHANCELLOR WALKS AFTER BEING TOLD TO FIRE HIS POLITICAL AIDES ; Questions over Treasury independence

Feb 14, 2020 - City A.M.

SAJID Javid launched a parting shot at the Prime Minister yesterday after sensationally quitting as chancellor, warning that Johnson and his aides were risking the "credibility" of the Treasury.

Tensions between Number 10 and Number 11 dramatically came to a head during yesterday's reshuffle, with Javid resigning in protest over plans to fire his advisers and merge his political team with the Prime Minister's as part of a single economic unit. Former Goldman Sachs banker Rishi Sunak, who w...