MP: More will quit

The Sunday Post (Newcastle) - - NEWS -

MP Jo John­son has sig­nalled that more min­is­ters may be poised to quit over Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May’s Brexit plans.

Mr John­son, the brother of lead­ing Brex­i­teer Boris, whose bomb­shell res­ig­na­tion as trans­port min­is­ter took West­min­ster by sur­prise, said if other se­nior Tories fol­lowed suit, “good on them”.

Call­ing for a sec­ond ref­er­en­dum to be held on Brexit, Mr John­son de­nounced the choice be­tween Mrs May’s deal plans or a no-deal sce­nario as a “fail­ure of Bri­tish state­craft on a scale un­seen since the Suez cri­sis” that had left Bri­tain fac­ing “vas­salage” or “chaos”.

Mr John­son in­sisted his res­ig­na­tion was not an at­tempt to oust the PM.

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