MP: More will quit
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.