Nadhim Zahawi: I would certainly give Boris Johnson Cabinet job if elected prime minister

Tory leadership contender Nadhim Zahawi would offer Boris Johnson a job in his Cabinet if he became prime minister, he confirmed on Wednesday.The chancellor described Mr Johnson as a "friend" and "probably the most consequential" prime minister of his generation."Boris Johnson is a friend of mine of 30 years. If he wishes to serve in Cabinet then I would certainly offer him a job," Mr Zahawi told LBC.Mr Zahawi is one of eight remaining Tory leadership candidates battling to reach the 30 MP supporter threshold required in the first knockout round of the Tory leadership contest on Wednesday.

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