BREAKING: David Davis resigns as Brexit secretary

David Davis has resigned his position as Brexit secretary.

His resignation comes just two days after the Cabinet agreed to soften the Brexit deal they sought with the European Union, leading to accusations of ‘selling out’ among Brexiteers.

Tory MP Peter Bone said that Davis had “done the right thing” and described his decision as ‘principled’ and ‘brave’.

Initial reaction to the news has also been positive among Brexiteers:

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DexEU Junior Ministers Steve Baker and Suella Braverman also tender their resignations.


Here is David Davis’ resignation letter:


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