Theresa May on the brink as Andrea Leadsom resigns from government

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Leadsom made the announcement this evening.

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Andrea Leadsom sitting alongside Theresa May in the House of Commons. Image: PA Images Andrea Leadsom sitting alongside Theresa May in the House of Commons. Image: PA Images UK CABINET MINISTER Andrea Leadsom has quit Theresa May’s government, heaping more pressure on the beleaguered British Prime Minister.

As part of a strategy to attempt to win support in the House of Commons, May tied the passing of her Withdrawal Agreement to an MPs vote on the holding of another referendum. “I no longer believe that our approach will deliver on the referendum result, for the following reasons,” she wrote. 4. The tolerance to those in Cabinet who have advocated policies contrary to the Government’s position has led to a complete breakdown of collective responsibility.

This latest departure has placed more pressure on May on a day in which her own departure appeared to be immement.Only last week, the 1922 Committee said that a timetable for May’s departure would be announced next month.

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