New Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi says it’s “simple to stroll away, however it’s a lot harder to ship for the nation” as he replaces Rishi Sunak within the Treasury.
Chatting with Sky Information’ Kay Burley on his first full day within the job, he stated he backed Boris Johnson and that “the workforce in authorities in the present day is the workforce that may ship”.
Each Mr Sunak and Well being Secretary Sajid Javid resigned last night, saying they’d misplaced confidence within the prime minister, and a swathe of extra junior ministers adopted.
Mr Zahawi rejected stories he threatened to resign if he was not given the chancellor’s publish.
“No, I did not threaten to resign in any respect,” he advised Kay Burley. “That isn’t true. By the way in which, this can be a workforce recreation.”