Sajid Javid

In speaking Punjabi from Tory Party stage, Sajid Javid has made a small piece of history

30 September 2019 15:54

Sajid Javid hates identity politics and has spent most of his political career avoiding it. But his speech today showed…

Is the Chancellor’s cancelled speech another sign an early election is looming?

27 August 2019 16:11

Sajid Javid has this afternoon cancelled a speech he was due to give tomorrow, and brought forward the one-year spending…

The Observer’s unfortunate mix-up

12 August 2019 10:37

Someone at No. 10 must have had the shock of their lives over the weekend. The new chancellor Sajid Javid…

Sajid Javid will give the Treasury a culture shock

24 July 2019 19:07

Sajid Javid as Chancellor is the latest of a string of encouraging appointments. He knows finance better than almost anyone…

Javid knocked out as Gove moves into second place

20 June 2019 13:32

Sajid Javid has been eliminated from the Tory leadership race. He came bottom of the fourth ballot with 34 votes,…

Sajid Javid turns on the Old Etonians

17 June 2019 14:50

So far in the Tory leadership contests, the candidates have spent a lot of time bashing the frontrunner Boris Johnson.…

Leadership hopefuls turn on one another in Channel 4 debate

16 June 2019 21:17

The first televised Tory leadership debate drew as much attention for who wasn’t there as who was. After Boris Johnson…

Sajid Javid pitches himself as the ‘change candidate’ 

12 June 2019 19:07

Sajid Javid’s leadership launch was delayed by over an hour because Parliament was trying to make up its mind on…

Full text: Sajid Javid’s leadership pitch

12 June 2019 18:04

The first time I felt like an outsider was when I was six years old. My cousin told me we…

Gove, Javid and the uses of backstory

11 June 2019 16:36

Michael Gove’s launch was, easily, the strongest of any candidate yesterday and he deserves the plaudits he’s getting now. Even…

Can Sajid Javid reboot his leadership campaign?

11 June 2019 11:22

On Thursday, MPs will have their first chance to vote in the secret ballot for their pick for the next…

Does the UK really have medical marijuana?

23 May 2019 15:22

Has the UK really legalised medical cannabis? That was certainly how it was reported last winter when Sajid Javid, the Home…

Sajid Javid’s small-minded speech

16 May 2019 16:19

As the unofficial Tory leadership contest moves up a gear, scores of Cabinet ministers, hoping to burnish their leadership credentials…

The death of Shamima Begum’s baby is a tragedy – but not Sajid Javid’s fault

9 March 2019 21:09

It would take a heart of stone – and occasionally I possess just such an organ – not to feel…

Media exposure was the worst thing that happened to Shamima Begum

20 February 2019 16:24

Why has Sajid Javid announced that he is revoking the citizenship of Shamima Begum? The 19 year old, who travelled…

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…