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Sajid Javid: British Conservative politician, UK Health Secretary
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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Answers to Key Questions as New Rules for UK Travelers Take Effect [Video]

Answers to Key Questions as New Rules for UK Travelers Take Effect

Answers to Key Questions , as New Rules for UK, Travelers Take Effect. 'The Independent' reports that fears over the Omicron variant have led to new rules being introduced for U.K. travelers. . Here..

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Travellers required to take pre-departure tests [Video]

Travellers required to take pre-departure tests

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has announced that all travellers arriving in England will be required to take a Covid-19 pre-departure test from 4am on Tuesday. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook..

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Health Secretary announces purchase of extra vaccine doses [Video]

Health Secretary announces purchase of extra vaccine doses

Health Secretary Sajid Javid announces the government have purchased an additional 114 million doses from Pfizer and Moderna. He says these will be for 2022 and 2023, and will be the companies'..

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Javid questioned over renewed Covid restrictions [Video]

Javid questioned over renewed Covid restrictions

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has faced questions in the Commons over the government's Covid plan after he announced there are now 11 known cases of the Omicron variant in the UK. Shadow Health..

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Health secretary confirms two cases of Omicron in UK [Video]

Health secretary confirms two cases of Omicron in UK

Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirms two cases of the new Omicron Covid variant have been detected in Chelmsford and Nottingham. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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Health Secretary warns new COVID variant 'could pose substantial risk to public health' [Video]

Health Secretary warns new COVID variant 'could pose substantial risk to public health'

Sajid Javid told MPs in a Commons statement that the new variant identified in South Africa is 'of huge international concern', amid fears the strain, which 'could defeat vaccines' may..

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Scientists ‘deeply concerned’ over new Covid variant [Video]

Scientists ‘deeply concerned’ over new Covid variant

Several African countries have been put onto the UK's Covid red travel list after a new coronavirus variant was detected in South Africa, Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said. “Our scientists are..

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Javid: Racial bias in medical devices used by the NHS [Video]

Javid: Racial bias in medical devices used by the NHS

Health Secretary Sajid Javid launches a review into possible racial and gender bias in medical devices used by the NHS. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow..

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Sajid Javid receives Covid booster jab [Video]

Sajid Javid receives Covid booster jab

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has received is coronavirus booster jab and encouraged others to come forward and do the same. "Vaccines remain our first form of defence against this horrid virus and..

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Minister: Right to insist on Covid jabs for NHS staff [Video]

Minister: Right to insist on Covid jabs for NHS staff

Health secretary Sajid Javid defends mandatory Covid vaccinations for frontline NHS workers in England but vows to do "whatever is necessary" to support workers who are reluctant to receive the jab...

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Minister: MPs’ offices should not be used for second jobs [Video]

Minister: MPs’ offices should not be used for second jobs

Health Secretary Sajid Javid says MPs should not use their parliamentary office "for anything other than public service", following claims that former cabinet minister Sir Geoffrey Cox carried out a..

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Covid jabs mandatory for England's NHS and social care staff [Video]

Covid jabs mandatory for England's NHS and social care staff

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed Covid vaccinations will be compulsory for frontline NHS workers and social care staff in England. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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Government moving towards compulsory jabs for NHS staff [Video]

Government moving towards compulsory jabs for NHS staff

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has indicated that Covid vaccines could become mandatory for all NHS staff. "We haven't made a final decision about whether we're going to make is compulsory, as we have..

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Booster jabs can be booked online, says Javid [Video]

Booster jabs can be booked online, says Javid

Those eligible for a Covid booster jab can book an appointment for one online if they have not received an invitation from the NHS, the Health Secretary has said. It applies to over-50s and other..

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UK signs 'landmark' deals for antiviral Covid treatments [Video]

UK signs 'landmark' deals for antiviral Covid treatments

The UK has agreed two "landmark" deals with pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) to secure "hundreds of thousands" of doses of new Covid treatments. Health Secretary Sajid..

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Government rejects Covid Plan B but will 'stay vigilant' [Video]

Government rejects Covid Plan B but will 'stay vigilant'

The government will not be implementing its 'Plan B' for dealing with coronavirus this winter, despite rising cases, the Health Secretary has said. The contingency measures would have seen a return..

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Community transmission of Omicron variant across multiple regions of England, says Javid

Cases of the Omicron variant in people without any travel history have been confirmed in the UK meaning it is now being transmitted within the community, Health Secretary Sajid Javid said.
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'A lot more' will be known about Omicron variant in two weeks, says Sajid Javid

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has suggested the possible impact of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 will be known in a fortnight's time and ahead of the government's three-week review of fresh..
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'Stuck in the dark ages': Sajid Javid says sports bodies are failing to tackle racism

'stuck in the dark ages': sajid javid says sports bodies are failing to tackle racism
Sporting bodies have not done enough to tackle racism - and scandal-hit Yorkshire Cricket Club is "stuck in the dark ages", cabinet minister Sajid Javid has told Sky News.
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Javid: Govt 'firmly' keeping to Plan A at the moment but 'remain cautious'

javid: govt 'firmly' keeping to plan a at the moment but 'remain cautious'
Sajid Javid has played down the need for more restrictions to be introduced in the coming weeks, telling Sky News that England is "firmly" in Plan A at the moment.
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Javid launches review into racial bias in medical equipment after COVID-19 deaths

javid launches review into racial bias in medical equipment after covid-19 deaths
Health Secretary Sajid Javid has commissioned a review into possible racial bias in medical equipment as he promised to "close the chasms that the pandemic has exposed".
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Sajid Javid under pressure for holding share options in health tech firm

sajid javid under pressure for holding share options in health tech firm
Sajid Javid is under pressure for still holding share options in a tech firm that provides artificial intelligence (AI) software to the health sector.
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Mandatory COVID jabs will be introduced for all NHS England full-time staff from April - Javid

Mandatory COVID-19 jabs will be introduced from April for NHS England's 1.2 million full-time staff, Sajid Javid has announced.
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Health secretary Sajid Javid 'leaning' towards compulsory COVID vaccine for NHS staff

The health secretary has said he is "leaning" towards making the COVID-19 vaccine compulsory for NHS staff.
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GPs in England take step towards industrial action in escalating row with Sajid Javid

gps in england take step towards industrial action in escalating row with sajid javid
Family doctors in England have taken a step towards industrial action as part of an escalating row with Health Secretary Sajid Javid over plans to boost the number of face-to-face appointments.
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Why ministers won't talk about Plan B, let alone Plan C

why ministers won't talk about plan b, let alone plan c
It's plan A all the way, Sajid Javid insisted last night at an otherwise sombre press conference at which he warned case rates could reach 100,000 this winter.
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'Get the jab or get another job': Javid in warning to care workers

'get the jab or get another job': javid in warning to care workers
Staff in care homes who don't receive both vaccine jabs ahead of a looming deadline should "get out and get another job", Health Secretary Sajid Javid has warned.
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Javid warns of possible bad flu season due to concerning levels of immunity

javid warns of possible bad flu season due to concerning levels of immunity
Sajid Javid has told Sky News he is "concerned" that the UK could witness a bad flu season due to there being "a lot less immunity" around to the virus because of the COVID restrictions that were in..
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Javid: Not right to 'doggedly' stick to manifesto and ignore strain on health service

javid: not right to 'doggedly' stick to manifesto and ignore strain on health service
It would not have been right to "doggedly" stick to Conservative manifesto promises and ignore the pandemic's "unprecedented strain" on health and social care, Sajid Javid has told Sky News.
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Javid wants to ditch PCR tests for travellers 'as soon as I possibly can'

Sajid Javid has told Sky News he wants to remove the PCR test requirement for travellers returning from some foreign countries "as soon as I possibly can".
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12 to 15-year-olds to get 'final say' over COVID jab if disagreement with parent occurs

Where an agreement to take up the offer of a vaccine cannot be reached between parents and children, a child's decision "will prevail", Sajid Javid has said.
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Javid 'confident' that booster programme for COVID jabs will begin this month

Sajid Javid has said he is "confident" that a booster programme for coronavirus jabs can begin this month.
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Tax hike will raise 'enough money' to pay for social care reforms - Javid

tax hike will raise 'enough money' to pay for social care reforms - javid
A plan to hike National Insurance contributions will raise "enough money" to pay for reforms to the care sector in England and is "a very Conservative thing to do", Sajid Javid has said.
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Health Secretary Sajid Javid 'confident' COVID booster jabs will begin next month

health secretary sajid javid 'confident' covid booster jabs will begin next month
Health Secretary Sajid Javid is "confident" that COVID booster jabs will begin to be given to the most vulnerable from next month.
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Health Secretary Sajid Javid apologises for 'cower from' coronavirus tweet

The health secretary has apologised for saying people should no longer "cower from" coronavirus.
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Javid criticised as 'insensitive' after telling people not to 'cower from' the virus

javid criticised as 'insensitive' after telling people not to 'cower from' the virus
Sajid Javid has been criticised for saying people should no longer "cower from" coronavirus.
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PM and Sunak not isolating despite being pinged after Javid's positive COVID test

pm and sunak not isolating despite being pinged after javid's positive covid test
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak will not be isolating despite being pinged after Sajid Javid's positive COVID test, Downing Street has said.
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Health Secretary Sajid Javid tests positive for coronavirus and has 'mild' symptoms

health secretary sajid javid tests positive for coronavirus and has 'mild' symptoms
Health Secretary Sajid Javid has tested positive for coronavirus and has mild symptoms, he has said.
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Javid looking at 'possible solutions' to people being told to self-isolate by COVID app, says Sunak

Health Secretary Sajid Javid is considering an "appropriate, balanced and proportionate" approach for self-isolation when people are 'pinged' by the NHS app, Rishi Sunak has said.
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Sajid Javid: Self-isolation for double-jabbed and under 18s to end from 16 August

sajid javid: self-isolation for double-jabbed and under 18s to end from 16 august
Those who have received two vaccination doses will no longer have to self-isolate if they come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 from 16 August, Sajid Javid has confirmed.
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Why is the government risking a surge in infections by lifting restrictions?

why is the government risking a surge in infections by lifting restrictions?
Health secretary Sajid Javid warned that infections could rise to more than 100,000 cases a day in August after the UK relaxes COVID restrictions.
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Javid says he will carry face mask 'for the foreseeable ' as Labour calls for rules to remain

javid says he will carry face mask 'for the foreseeable ' as labour calls for rules to remain
Sajid Javid has admitted he will continue to carry a face mask "for the foreseeable future" as the government faces increasing backlash over plans to ditch mandatory wearing on public transport.
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'It cannot just be about COVID': Javid warns of NHS backlog built up during pandemic

Sajid Javid has said we can no longer "live in a world where the only thing we are thinking about is COVID" as he warned that seven million people have not come forward with health problems during the..
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Hancock kissing camera has been disabled, says new health secretary

The camera that caught Matt Hancock kissing his aide has been disabled, new health secretary Sajid Javid says.
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Immediate priority is ending pandemic, says Health Secretary Javid - amid 'baptism of fire' warning

immediate priority is ending pandemic, says health secretary javid - amid 'baptism of fire' warning
Newly appointed health secretary Sajid Javid has said his immediate priority is ending the coronavirus pandemic, as it was warned he faces a "baptism of fire".
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Javid 'honoured' to take over as health secretary after Hancock quits over COVID rules breach

javid 'honoured' to take over as health secretary after hancock quits over covid rules breach
Sajid Javid starts work today as the new health secretary, replacing Matt Hancock who resigned after being caught kissing a close aide.
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PM appoints former chancellor Sajid Javid as new health secretary

pm appoints former chancellor sajid javid as new health secretary
Former chancellor Sajid Javid has been appointed health secretary after the resignation of Matt Hancock, Downing Street says.
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Ex-UK finance minister Javid aims parting shot at PM Johnson

Departed British finance minister Sajid Javid warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a parting shot on Thursday that he would still need colleagues who could offer him clear and candid advice.
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Former UK finance minister Javid says he could not accept Johnson's demands

Former British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday he had resigned because no self-respecting minister would accept Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demands to fire his political advisers.
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PM Johnson asserts control over UK government, finance minister quits

British finance minister Sajid Javid resigned on Thursday, a surprise move that underlined Prime Minister Boris Johnson's desire to tighten his grip on government by jettisoning a minister who refused..
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UK finance minister quits, shattering PM Johnson's reshuffle: media

Finance minister Sajid Javid resigned on Thursday, British media reported, a surprise move that shattered Prime Minister Boris Johnson's choreographed reshuffle of his government and raised questions..
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Rishi Sunak to be made UK finance minister: Sky News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will appoint Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister on Thursday, Sky News reported following the surprise resignation of Sajid Javid during a ministerial..
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UK finance minister Sajid Javid has resigned: Sun political editor

British finance minister Sajid Javid has resigned his position, the Sun newspaper's political editor Tom Newton Dunn said on Twitter without citing sources.
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Britain and EU split over financial market access

Britain wants a stable relationship with the European Union for "decades to come" in financial services, finance minister Sajid Javid said on Tuesday, only to receive an instant rebuttal from Brussels.
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EU should offer UK 'equivalence' on financial services: UK's Javid

The European Union should continue to recognize Britain's financial services industry as meeting equivalent regulatory standards when a Brexit transition period ends next year, finance minister Sajid..
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UK High Court to hear Vijay Mallya's appeal against extradition to India on Tuesday

The Royal Courts of Justice in London will hear the appeal against a magistrates' court extradition order, signed off by former UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid in February last year. The 64-year-old..
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UK Conservatives will hold inquiry into Islamophobia, says finance minister

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Tuesday the governing Conservative Party would hold an inquiry into Islamophobia within its ranks, saying it took criticism from the Muslim community..
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UK finance minister Javid promises 'very detailed costings' of Conservative manifesto

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday the governing Conservative Party would deliver a "very detailed costings document" at the launch of its election manifesto, promising to lower the..
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UK Conservatives warn of economic crisis under Labour, citing disputed dossier

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday the opposition Labour Party's "reckless" spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months if it won the Dec. 12 election, citing a..
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UK's Javid says opposition Labour would trigger economic crisis: BBC

British finance minister Sajid Javid said the opposition Labour Party's spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months, citing a contested dossier published by his Conservative Party and..
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UK's Javid woos voters with £20 billion more a year on infrastructure spending

British finance minister Sajid Javid said a new Conservative government would spend up to 20 billion pounds ($25.7 billion)more each year on road, rail and other infrastructure projects, and there..
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UK finance minister promises tax cuts to voters

Britain's finance minister Sajid Javid said there would be room for tax cuts under new fiscal rules he outlined on Thursday, five weeks before a snap election.
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UK's Javid says would spend up to 3% of GDP on infrastructure

British finance minister Sajid Javid said a new Conservative government would introduce a fiscal rule allowing it to spend billions of pounds more on infrastructure up to 3% of annual economic output.
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Aspiring British finance ministers trade blows over future of the economy

British finance minister Sajid Javid will try to convince voters on Thursday that only the governing Conservative Party can be trusted with the future of the economy, painting the opposition Labour..
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Hugh Grant in handshake row with Sajid Javid

Grant has hit back after Sajid Javid called him "incredibly rude" for refusing to shake his hand.
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UK Conservatives to seek election again and again if lawmakers reject poll

Britain's governing Conservatives will ask parliament again and again to back an early general election if lawmakers fail to support a snap poll in a vote on Monday, finance minister Sajid Javid said..
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