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Hunt for 'lost' victims of Equitable Life scandal

The Treasury’s Financial Secretary Sajid Javid will announce that around £1 million a day has been paid out since ministers agreed a £1.5 billion compensation scheme in 2011.

Text payments and ‘floating’ cash machines in bank reform plans

Sajid Javid, the new Financial Secretary to the Treasury, unveiled plans to radically reform the UK’s bank payment system. He announced a new regulator will be set up to end the big banks’ domination of the network which deals with more than 17 billion non-cash payment transactions a year.

Bromsgrove MP 'delighted' after promotion in Government reshuffle

Bromsgrove's MP says he is delighted after receiving a promotion in the Government’s latest ministerial reshuffle. Sajid Javid moved up from Economic Secretary to the third most senior position; Financial Secretary to the Treasury, in the coalition reshuffle announced yesterday, (October 7).

Bus driver's son who grew up in crime-ridden area of Bristol tipped for cabinet role in reshuffle

A Tory MP who has been tipped as a future Chancellor is in line for rapid advancement in a Government reshuffle this week. Treasury Minister Sajid Javid, the son of a bus driver, will be given a senior ministerial job at ‘the door of the Cabinet’ by David Cameron, as the Prime Minister hands out promotions to the brightest members of the 2010 intake of Tory MPs.

Bromsgrove Railway Station

Last week, Worcestershire County Council’s (WCC) Planning Committee unanimously approved plans for Bromsgrove’s new railway station.

Top 100 most influential Right-wingers: 50-1

26. (+29) SAJID JAVIDEconomic Secretary to the TreasuryThe highest ranked member of the 2010 intake, Javid has gone from PPS to John Hayes, to PPS to George Osborne and now Economic Secretary to the Treasury

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Here are some words that Ed Balls didn’t use in his recent conference speech: plan B; double-dip; triple-dip; too far, too fast; recession made in Downing Street; and, perhaps most importantly, sorry.

Bromsgrove charity holding open day

A Bromsgrove charity, which moved to new town premises earlier this year, is opening its doors to the public on Thursday, September 26. The Basement Project provides practical and emotional support for youngsters aged between 16 and 25-years-old.