After the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the British government led by Lizz Truss lost another piece: the controversial anti-immigration Minister of the Interior, Suella Braverman, resigned today.
The British government led by Lizz Truss continues to lose pieces. After the farewell of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng, also the controversial anti-immigration Minister of the Interior, Suella Braverman resigned to the premier just six weeks after her inauguration.
She has been in office for 43 days, the shortest term as Interior Minister for 188 years to date
After the rumors in the British press in the last few hours, confirmation has come from the BBC. Braverman is destined to be replaced by the more moderate Grant Shapps, former Transport Minister with Boris Johnson and later supporter of Rishi Sunak against Truss herself.
As Braverman herself wrote in her resignation letter, posted on her Twitter account, “it was an honor to serve the government.” Her decision came after admitting to the premier “a mistake” in good faith with respect to current government programs.
Braverman’s resignation adds further chaos to the British government, at a time when Downing Street is desperate to show unity and stability after the resounding flop and backtracking on tax matters.
The now former interior minister, who was given the post when Truss replaced Boris Johnson in September, was seen as a welcome choice for party members, given her strong positions on immigration, law and order and warfare. cultural. However, since you took office, the former Attorney General has been at the center of several controversies, including speaking out against a proposed trade deal with India.