Sajid Javid

Sunday shows round-up: Javid calls for ‘measured language’ after Boris’s ‘suicide vest’ comment

9 September 2018 15:57

Sajid Javid: Boris Johnson should use ‘measured language’ Boris Johnson has been dominating the headlines today for a variety of…

It’s time to take on the paedophiles

5 September 2018 14:55

Abusing children is one of the most terrible things men do. We all agree about that. And I think we’re…

Forget the ‘Beatles’: here’s what happens to most British jihadi suspects

23 July 2018 12:18

What happens to Brits who’ve returned from fighting for Islamic State in Syria and Iraq? Most would expect that they’d…

Can Sajid Javid really change immigration policy?

12 July 2018 11:10

When Sajid Javid became Home Secretary, he did so on the basis that he would be able to undo some…

Sajid Javid takes the lead

2 July 2018 10:54

According to weekend reports there are now 20 Tory MPs preparing leadership bids should Theresa May fall. However, one minister…

Theresa May’s ministers make the decisions while the Prime Minister prevaricates

19 June 2018 19:02

Who is taking all the big, difficult decisions in government at the moment? Not Theresa May, who seems to be…

Theresa May and Sajid Javid clash over Billy Caldwell case at Cabinet

18 June 2018 13:12

At Cabinet this morning, Sajid Javid tried to raise the Billy Caldwell case and the issue of medicinal cannabis. Theresa…

Will Sajid Javid force Theresa May’s hand on immigration?

3 June 2018 16:57

Sajid Javid is losing no time establishing his personal authority as Home Secretary and making the case for change. I…

Sajid Javid can combat the extremists’ narrative

2 June 2018 10:32

The government will launch its new counter-terrorism strategy next week, I write in The Sun today. It’ll also introduce a…

Why do Tories love Ayn Rand?

4 May 2018 15:00

Our new Home Secretary Sajid Javid is a big Ayn Rand fan: twice a year, he reads the courtroom scene…

May’s Customs Partnership takes a hammering at Brexit cabinet meeting

2 May 2018 18:58

Theresa May will be wishing Amber Rudd was still Home Secretary tonight following a fiery meeting of her Brexit inner…

Sajid Javid promises to put his own stamp on the Home Office

30 April 2018 17:46

Sajid Javid has only been Home Secretary for seven hours but already he appears to have settled into the role…

Why Sajid Javid’s appointment as Home Secretary is striking

30 April 2018 10:47

Sajid Javid is the new Home Secretary. His appointment is striking in several ways. First, he and May have clashed…

When will people learn to pronounce Sajid Javid’s name properly?

8 April 2018 19:22

Earlier on this morning, Andrew Marr tried his hand at Urdu. Or was it Punjabi? In any case, he made…

The Spectator Podcast: The crash we need

8 February 2018 15:34

On this week’s episode, we ask whether there’s such thing as a good financial crash. We also look at the…

Sajid Javid’s strong and stable jibe

12 December 2017 16:10

With two new polls putting the Conservatives ahead of Labour for the first time since the snap election, there’s reason…

If the Tories want to survive they must build more houses

23 October 2017 14:50

Too many Tories have a sense of inevitable defeat at the next general election. They can see what the problems…

Surrey Council’s ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ undermines ministers’ social care strategy

7 March 2017 17:55

On the eve of the Budget, the row about whether ministers struck a ‘sweetheart deal’ with Surrey Council on social…

What the papers say: Why Sajid Javid needs to listen up to shopkeepers

22 February 2017 8:41

If Britain really is still a nation of shopkeepers, the Government seems to be picking its enemies rather unwisely with its…

Sajid Javid on the green belt, Brexit and his ‘homeless’ childhood

12 February 2017 10:00

Just before Christmas, Sajid Javid performed a ritual he has observed twice a year throughout his adult life: he read…

What the papers say: John Bercow the ‘pipsqueak’ and Sajid Javid’s missed opportunity

8 February 2017 8:42

John Bercow has defended his comments about Donald Trump by saying his remarks were made ‘honestly and honourably’. Today’s editorials,…

Sort the housing crisis, or a Corbyn will win a general election

4 February 2017 10:35

Jeremy Corbyn isn’t going to become Prime Minister. But if the housing crisis isn’t solved, the next left wing populist…

Sajid Javid’s warning over ‘Nazi smears’ catches up with Boris

18 January 2017 18:04

Although Theresa May used her Brexit speech on Tuesday to emphasise to European leaders that she hoped for a close and…

Is an oath to ‘British values’ really such a bad idea?

23 December 2016 14:00

Most commentators have been over-hasty in ridiculing Sajid Javid’s proposal of an oath of allegiance to British values, to be…

In defence of EU migrants: a plea to Theresa May

28 July 2016 11:26

During the Brexit debate, there was a wide mainstream consensus that EU nationals living in Britain should not be affected.…