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Amber Rudd quits cabinet and Conservative Party

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epa07815967 Britain's Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Amber Rudd arrives for a political cabinet in London, Britain, 04 September 2019. MPs will vote on a bill forcing Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson to delay Brexit unless MPs back a new deal or vote for a no-deal exit. The Prime Minister will table a motion to call for a general election if that bill passes. EPA/NEIL HALL

It comes after 21 rebel MPs were expelled from the party this week (Picture: EPA)

Amber Rudd has quit the cabinet and the Tory party in protest over Boris Johnsons handling of Brexit.

She has quit her post as work and pensions secretary and is relinquishing the Tory whip after the Prime Minister sacked 21 rebels this week.

Johnson removed the whip from two former chancellors and Winston Churchills grandson this week after they voted to give opposition MPs control of the Commons agenda to start the proRead More – Source

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