Johnson asserts control over UK government, finance minister quits

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson forced the resignation of his finance minister on Thursday for refusing to toe the line, a sign he was tightening his control in a government reshuffle designed to deliver his vision for Britain beyond Brexit.

Johnson, who had wanted to minimise any disruption from his long-planned cabinet revamp, quickly replaced Sajid Javid with his deputy Rishi Sunak, a loyal supporter of the prime minister who is often put before the media to sell...
source: Reuters

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