"This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary".
In her statement to Parliament, May attempted to give an impression of business as usual, saying she would present a detailed paper onThursday on the government's negotiating position for a post-Brexit relationship with the EU.
The resignations came just days after May announced Friday that she had finally united her quarrelsome government behind a plan for a divorce deal with the EU.
Britain and the European Union hope to reach broad agreement by October so the national parliaments of the remaining countries can ratify a deal before Britain leaves. Steve Baker, a junior Brexit minister, resigned along with Davis.
Before Johnson quit, May's official spokesman, James Slack, said Britain wanted to "move forward at pace" in the negotiations.
Johnson said Britain was destined for a "semi Brexit" if the blueprint agreed by the Cabinet at Chequers on Friday is delivered.
Johnson, who favours a stronger break with the European Union, said in his resignation letter that Britain is "truly headed for the status of [EU] colony". They quit amid divisions in the government over Brexit.
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Hunt, who had been the health secretary, is considered one of May's most loyal ministers. "But I'm getting on with delivering what the British people want". I'd have to do something I didn't believe in, " he told the BBC. "That's not a tenable position".
Under Conservative Party rules, a leadership race could be triggered if at least 48 of her MPs declared their support for one.
To me, it looks like the buyers are buying the Brexit dips in anticipation of a rate hike and better economic news. He urged May to abandon her plans and take a tougher line with Brussels.
David Davis and Steve Baker clearly realised that the promises they and their colleagues made about Brexit simply can not be delivered.
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