Another English minister resigns from Prime Johnson’s Cabinet | News
UK Minister for Children and Families Will Quince announced on Wednesday his decision to step down amid a spate of scandals surrounding British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
UK ministers resign over disagreement with Johnson
“It is with great sadness and regret that I handed in my resignation to the Prime Minister this morning after I accepted and repeated assurances to the media on Monday which have now been found to be inaccurate,” the MP said.
Boris Johnson’s resignation from the cabinet derives from a conflict generated around another member of the Conservative Party, Chris Pincher, who was suspended from the Party.
With great sadness and regret, I have this morning tendered my resignation to the Prime Minister after I accepted and repeated assurances on Monday to the media which have now been found to be inaccurate.
I wish my successor well – it is the best job in government. pic.twitter.com/65EOmHd47p
– Will Fifteen MP ���� (@willquince)
July 6, 2022
The scandal was sparked by footage showing Pincher intoxicated and harassing two individuals at a public event.
Will Quince considered that “he had no choice” after learning that Boris Johnson knew about Prince’s behavior and still decided to give him an important government position.
I wish my successor the best: it is the best job in government, Quince said in his farewell letter.
This is the third minister to resign in representation of the ministerial crisis currently facing the British prime minister.
Previously, the Minister of Finance, Rishi Sunak, the Minister of Health, Sajid Javid, and the parliamentary assistant in the Ministry of Transport, Deputy Laura Trott, also resigned.