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Day: November 28, 2020

Zahawi appointed vaccine minister
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Zahawi appointed vaccine minister

    Boris Johnson has  appointed Nadhim Zahawi as a health minister responsible for the deployment of the coronavirus vaccine, Downing Street has announced. The temporary position will last until at least next summer with Mr Zahawi temporarily relinquishing responsibility for most areas of his brief at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The duration of Mr Zahawi's appointment suggests it could take up to six months for the vaccine to be fully rolled out across the UK. Mr Zahawi said he was delighted to be appointed to the role, vowing to ensure vaccines are rolled out quickly to save lives and livelihoods. On Friday, he said that he was extremely disappointed and sad that Warwickshire, where he serves as MP for Stratford-on-Avon, will be movi...