Cabinet resignations

The World Today Updated 10 November 2020 Published 3 August 2018 1 minute READ

Alan Philps

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

Boris Johnson resigned as foreign secretary on July 9 in protest at the government’s plans for a post-Brexit relationship with the European Union, saying that the ‘Brexit dream is dying’.Resignations over foreign policy differences are rare. Here are five memorable departures from the cabinet:

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