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Sajid Javid’s departure doesn’t matter

14 February 2020

11:25 PM

14 February 2020

11:25 PM

Much of the reaction to Sajid Javid’s departure yesterday, alongside the sacking of several other Cabinet ministers, would have you believe that it is a very big deal.

‘Moderate reshuffle morphs into major crisis,’ said Sky News political editor Beth Rigby. Rory Stewart tweeted out a picture of Theresa May’s Cabinet from the middle of last year, with the chiding question: ‘How many are still in the Cabinet today?’ (The answer, by the way, is only about half a dozen out of more than 30.) Jon

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