As Rishi Sunak becomes Chancellor, many are asking what has actually changed

Boris Johnson may be about to learn that economic consequences can’t be wished away, regardless of whom Treasury advisers report to.

Sajid Javid has quit the government after Boris Johnson demanded that he fire his advisers if he wanted to stay in post. Rishi Sunak will become Chancellor, sharing a team of advisers with 10 Downing Street.

The Prime Minister is said to desire a political and organisational relationship akin to the one enjoyed by David Cameron and George Osborne. As far as effective Downing Street-Treasury combos go, theirs was best in class, regardless of what one thinks about what it...
source: New Statesman

2020-02-17 19:38
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