UK: Health and finance ministers resign

British Health Ministers Sajid Javid and Finance Minister Rishi Sunak announced their resignations on Tuesday, saying they no longer had confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson after a series of scandals tainted the government.

In his resignation letter posted on Twitter, Sajid Javid says it “is clear to me that the situation is not going to change under your leadership – and you have therefore lost my trust”.

In the process, we learned of the resignation of Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, announced a few minutes after that of Sajid Javid.

“The public rightfully expects the government to be conducted competently and seriously,” he said in a resignation letter posted on Twitter.

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