Boris Johnson Tells UK Cabinet Colleagues He Won’t Quit

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Boris Johnson told Cabinet colleagues he will not resign as Conservative leader and prime minister, according to an official, despite a slew of resignations on Wednesday that threaten to make his position untenable.

The prime minister intends to fill empty government positions, the official said. A delegation of senior ministers earlier told Johnson his time was up, following the resignation of Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid on Tuesday set in motion a dramatic 24 hours in British politics.

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Sajid Javid is a British politician who has been Secretary of State for Health and Social Care since June 2021. He was Home Secretary from 2018 to 2019 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2019 to 2020. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been Member of Parliament for Bromsgrove since 2010.

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