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US News Hunt new Foreign Secretary as Johnson quits over Brexit

03:50  10 july  2018
03:50  10 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

David Davis RESIGNS: Brexit Secretary plunges Theresa May's government into chaos amid fury at 'soft' compromise on leaving the EU that was agreed at Chequers summit

  David Davis RESIGNS: Brexit Secretary plunges Theresa May's government into chaos amid fury at 'soft' compromise on leaving the EU that was agreed at Chequers summit Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned.It comes after days of Cabinet tension over Theresa May's plans for the UK's departure from the European Union.

Boris Johnson has quit as foreign secretary Johnson wrote that he believed May’s new plan amounted to “a semi- Brexit ” with large parts of the economy “locked in the EU system, but with no UK control over that system”. Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as foreign secretary – politics live.

British PM Theresa May has appointed Jeremy Hunt as the new top diplomat, after Boris Johnson resigned citing May’s “soft” Brexit deal with the European Union.

Jeremy Hunt leaves 10 Downing Street, where he was appointed Foreign Secretary (John Stillwell/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Jeremy Hunt leaves 10 Downing Street, where he was appointed Foreign Secretary (John Stillwell/PA)

Theresa May has moved to shore up her position following the shock resignation of Boris Johnson with the appointment of Jeremy Hunt as the new Foreign Secretary.

Mr Johnson plunged the Government into crisis after he announced he was quitting with a scathing denunciation of her Brexit plans, saying they would leave the UK a “colony” of the European Union.

His dramatic 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.

The Latest: May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures

  The Latest: May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her post-Brexit trade plan that sparked Cabinet resignations, saying it is the only way to avoid a hard border with Ireland. LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her post-Brexit trade plan that sparked Cabinet resignations, saying it is the only way to avoid a hard border with Ireland.

Jeremy Hunt has been appointed as the new foreign secretary after Boris Johnson quit the cabinet in protest at Theresa May's Brexit policy. The long-serving health secretary was summoned to Downing Street at the end of a dramatic 24 hours

Theresa May has launched a reshuffle of her top team after a string of resignations over her Brexit strategy plunged her government into crisis. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been named as the new foreign secretary after Boris Johnson quit , accusing Mrs May of pursuing a "semi- Brexit ".

Brexit minister Steve Baker also left the Government, while Chris Green quit his position as an unpaid parliamentary aide at the Department for Transport.

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