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Boris Johnson news – live: Backlash over 'catastrophic' cabinet reshuffle, as PM faces investigation into luxury Caribbean holiday

Boris Johnson will chair the first meeting of his new cabinet after a dramatic reshuffle which saw Sajid Javid quit as chancellor in protest at a Dominic Cummings-driven power grab to give No 10 greater control over the Treasury.

Mr Javid’s former special adviser revealed the exit had happened more by “accident” than design – since Mr Johnson had hoped his former ally would stay. The SNP called the reshuffle an “utter catastrophe”, while Labour said it showed a government “in chaos”.

Elsewhere, Labour has now formally asked the parliamentary commissioner for standards to get to the bottom of who exactly paid for the PM’s £15,000 winter break on the Caribbean island of Mustique.

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