British PM appoints Rishi Sunak as finance minister amid cabinet shakeup

As France 24 Reports:

UK Treasury chief Sajid Javid unexpectedly resigned on Thursday, throwing a carefully planned shakeup of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government into turmoil.

France 24

“Finance Minister” as France 24 have described Rishi Sunak, in the United Kingdom is called Chancellor of the Exchequer. His official residence is 11 Downing Street, next door to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, who resides in number 10 Downing Street.

In This Story: Rishi Sunak

Rish Sunak is a British Conservative Party MP, who was originally elected as a Member of Parliament in the Richmond (Yorks) constituency in 2015, despite having a limited political background.

His father-in-law is billionaire founder of Indian IT giant, Infosys, NR Narayana Murthy.

Sunak experienced a meteoric rise, first to be selected for the “safest” Conservative seat in the UK, without having ever contested an election; he would later become the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer in under five years.

Brief Biography Here.

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