Ruth Davidson endorses Sajid Javid

Mail Online | 6/8/2019 | Harry Cole Deputy Political Editor For The Mail On Sunday
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Sajid Javid’s bid to be the next Prime Minister has been given a major boost after Ruth Davidson declared him ‘the man for the job’ and ‘the real deal’.

The powerful leader of the Scottish Conservatives is the most high-profile politician to endorse any candidate yet and her backing will be a shot in the arm for the Home Secretary’s leadership ambitions.

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Welcoming her endorsement, Mr Javid – a bus driver’s son who became managing director at Deutsche Bank before entering politics – said: ‘When Ruth became leader of the Scottish Conservatives, she was seen as a bit of an outsider... she didn’t really come from what you might call a “central casting” of Conservative politics.

Meanwhile, Housing Secretary James Brokenshire, an ally of Theresa May, backed Boris Johnson to be her successor, in a further sign he is picking up wide support among MPs. Last night...
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