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Sajid Javid chooses to go down with the ship; THE CITY VIEW

Feb 14, 2020 - City A.M.

JUST under three months ago, Boris Johnson promised a room full of business leaders that Sajid Javid was guaranteed to remain in office as chancellor. He praised Javid and gave a "categorical" commitment to the CBI conference that he will remain in post. Yesterday, Javid was told that if he wanted to keep his job he would have to submit to Number 10, fire his aides and do as he was told.

To his immense credit, he quit. On the face of it, a former Deutsche Bank man has been replaced by a f...