Friday, 17 August 2018

Tag Archives: Sajid Javid

Sadiq Khan calls for easier UK visas for Indian students

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the UK government to add India to the list of low-risk countries offered a more simplified student visa application process, asserting that it is vital the country maintains its reputation for higher education excellence. In a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid ...

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CM Punjab congratulates Sajid Javid over becoming UK’s home secretary

LAHORE: PML-N president and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated expatriate Pakistani Sajid Javid over becoming UK’s home secretary and expressed good wishes for him. Shehbaz Sharif expressed satisfaction over becoming of an expatriate Pakistani Muslim as home secretary for the first time in UK’s history and said that ...

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UK appoints Pak-origin Sajid Javid as new home secretary

Photo: Reuters LONDON: Pakistani-origin cabinet member Sajid Javid has been appointed as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain’s interior minister, Amber Rudd, had earlier resigned after the government struggled to contain the fallout over the way it had treated some long-term ...

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We need to discuss racial sexual exploitation, says MP

LONDON: The Conservative MP for Bromsgrove has criticised Jeremy Corbyn, following Sarah Champion’s resignation over comments she made about British Pakistani men. Sajid Javid, who is of Pakistani origin, said the Labour leader was “wrong to sack” Champion, adding “we need an honest open debate on child sexual exploitation, including ...

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I suffered racial abuse during election campaign, says Sajid Javid

LONDON: Sajid Javid, MP has said he was racially abused during the General Election campaign. Mr Javid, MP for Bromsgrove, became the latest MP to speak out about abuse on the campaign trail as MPs prepare to debate the issue in Parliament. During Communities and Local Government questions, Mr Javid was ...

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Sajid Javid to stay in post as communities secretary

LONDON: Following last week’s general election, in which she lost her majority and is now building a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists Party (DUP), May has been reshuffling her cabinet. Both Javid and Clark became secretaries of state of communities and energy respectively last year, when May ...

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MP Virender Sharma win Pride of Punjab awards

LONDON: Britain’s Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, MP Sajid Javid, presented the ‘Pride of Punjab Award’ 2017 to NRIs Virendra Sharma, Labour MP from Ealing and Southall, and Surinder Arora, founder chairman of the Arora Hotels, for their outstanding contribution to the communities in the UK. The ...

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Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid confirms he will stand in the General Election

BROMSGROVE MP Sajid Javid has confirmed he will be standing in June’s General Election. Mr Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has served the Bromsgrove constituency, which includes Clent, Belbroughton and Hagley, for the last seven years and he hopes to ‘continue delivering for local people’ into ...

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Sajid Javid to make changes to Help to Buy loans

LONDON: Sajid Javid, the secretary of state for Communities and Local Government, has told housebuilders that he will make changes to Help to Buy loans to help boost the housing market. Following the recent housing white paper setting out the government’s plan to reform the market, Mr Javid discussed various ...

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