Sajid Javid MP was appointed Home Secretary on 30 April 2018.
He was Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government from 8 January 2018 to 29 April 2018, and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government from July 2016 to January 2018.
Sajid served as Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills from May 2015 until July 2016. He was Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from April 2014 to May 2015 and previously he was both the Economic and Financial Secretary to the Treasury. He was a member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee from June to November 2010. He was elected Conservative MP for Bromsgrove in 2010.
Career outside politics
Before being elected MP, he worked in business and finance. Aged 25, he became a Vice President at Chase Manhattan Bank. He later moved to Deutsche Bank in London to help build its business in emerging market countries. Sajid left Deutsche Bank as a senior Managing Director in the summer of 2009 to give something back through politics.
Secretary of State for the Home Department
The Secretary of State has overall responsibility for all Home Office business, including:
- security and terrorism
- legislative programme
- expenditure issues
Previous roles in government
- 2018 to 2018
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (Ministerial Champion for the Midlands Engine)
- 2016 to 2018
- 2015 to 2016
- 2014 to 2014
- 2014 to 2015
- 2013 to 2014
- 2012 to 2013
- Hate crime plan refreshed to protect victims and promote shared values
- Windrush compensation scheme consultation extends
- Government announces that medicinal cannabis is legal
- Commissioning letter to the MAC, on the Shortage Occupation List
- Home Secretary announces plans for citizenship reforms
- Home Secretary announces new measures to tackle serious violence
- New measures announced to combat forced marriage
- Home Secretary visits Spain and Germany
- Future security in Europe
- White Helmets resettlement