‘Number 10 thought Javid would stay’
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‘Downing Street thought Javid would stay’ - former adviser

A former adviser to ex-chancellor Sajid Javid has said Downing Street misjudged the PM's post-Brexit reshuffle and that the Budget could be delayed as a result.

Salma Shah told BBC Newscast she thought No 10 estimated Mr Javid would take up an offer to remain in his post, despite a request to fire his team of aides.

You can listen to the whole interview from the podcast here.

  • 13 Feb 2020