Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid appointed new UK Home Secretary

 
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London, April 30 (TNS): Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid has been appointed the new Home Secretary of UK after Amber Rudd sensationally quit over the Windrush scandal.

Sajid Javid will move from his role as Communities Secretary and was the bookies favourite to replace Ms Rudd after her resignation late on Sunday night.

In a newspaper interview this weekend, Mr Javid said of the Windrush fiasco: “It could have been me, my mum or my dad.”

He is seen as a uniting figure and issued a plea to ethnic minorities to look at the Government’s efforts to “put things right”.