New Cabinet woe after Rudd resigns
PRIME Minister Theresa May will be forced into making another Cabinet reshuffle after the resignation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
Ms Rudd became the fifth departure from the Cabinet since last year’s snap general election, after admitting she had “inadvertently” misled MPs over the existence of targets for removing illegal immigrants.
The Hastings and Rye MP stepped down the evening before she was due to make a statement in the House of Commons on the targets and illegal migration, as she faced increasing pressure over the handling of the Windrush scandal.
In her resignation letter Ms Rudd said she took “full responsibility” for not being aware of the existence of targets sent by civil servants.
Mrs May said she was “very sorry” to see her successor as home secretary leave the post.