May clutches at final straws of pretence as Leadsom resigns - News Summed Up

May clutches at final straws of pretence as Leadsom resigns


Leadsom, it transpired, had been at a meeting of the so-called Pizza Club group of MPs, which convened just before PMQs. Leadsom and Liz Truss, the Treasury chief secretary, were vehemently opposed to the Brexit plan, it emerged. Andrea Leadsom quits over Theresa May's Brexit bill Read moreThe inference was nonetheless clear. He demanded a meeting with the prime minister, although sources close to him stressed he was not asking her to resign. There was talk of a group of pro-Brexit ministers marching in to make their discontent known to the prime minister.


Source: The Guardian May 22, 2019 19:05 UTC



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