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Treasury minister John Glen quits citing Boris Johnson’s ‘poor judgement’


Treasury minister John Glen has develop into the newest minister to give up Boris Johnson’s authorities, telling the PM his “poor judgement”.

In a scathing resignation letter, Mr Glen mentioned he may “not reconcile my dedication to the function” with “the entire insecurity I’ve in your persevering with management of our nation”.

It’s the newest in a collection if authorities resignations which have adopted the exit of Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid from cupboard. Mr Glen, a detailed ally of Mr Sunak, added: “The nation deserves higher.”

It comes as a rising variety of Tory MPs demand an instantaneous rule change to the 1922 Committee of backbenchers’ rulebook to be able to pressure Mr Johnson from workplace.

Simone Hoare, Chris Skidmore and Anthony Browne mentioned that they had written to the chair of the committee, Sir Graham Brady, requesting a rule change to be able to pressure a recent confidence vote in Mr Johnson.

Because the regular drip-feed of resignation letters from junior ministers and ministerial aides continued on Wednesday, new Tory MPs declared their opposition to Mr Johnson carrying on at No 10. occasion additionally made clear the prime minister had misplaced their confidence.

Robert Halfon, who has been vital however remained loyal, mentioned: “If there’s a vote for a change in management, I’ll now vote for that change”

Lee Anderson, a 2019 pink wall Tory, additionally questioned the prime minister’s integrity, saying the PM’s resolution to present Mr Pincher a job was “not appointment”.

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