How confident do you feel that the Government can deliver Brexit to the benefit of the country?
Theresa May has lost two senior Cabinet ministers within the space of a day, with the resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis
Boris Johnson has dramatically quit as foreign secretary, complaining that Theresa May’s plan for Brexit would leave the UK a “colony” of the European Union.
In a scathing resignation letter to the Prime Minister, Mr Johnson said that, under her leadership, the UK was “heading for a semi-Brexit”, with the dream of an outward-looking global Britain “dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt”.
Mr Johnson’s shock departure was the second resignation of a Cabinet “big beast” in less than 24 hours, after Brexit secretary David Davis walked out late on Sunday.
Both Mr Johnson and Mr Davis had signed up on Friday to Mrs May’s blueprint for Brexit at an all-day summit at Chequers which the Prime Minister believed had secured Cabinet unity behind her proposals.
But her administration was thrown into disarray within 48 hours, as first Mr Davis and then Mr Johnson said that they could not commit themselves to promote the plans under the doctrine of collective responsibility.
Theresa May will fight any attempt to unseat her through a vote of no confidence by Conservative MPs, Downing Street has said.
What are your views? How do these latest developments make you feel? If you could vote again in a referendum, would you vote the same way you did? Who do you think is capable of delivering the Brexit you were hoping for?
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