According to reports in the British press, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed to leave his post.
According to the news on the BBC, Johnson has agreed to leave his post. He will remain in office until a new leader is elected. Prime Minister’s Spokesperson said that Johnson would announce his resignation in the coming hours.
The resignations of ministers and lawmakers, who reacted to Prime Minister Johnson, continued in the country. Finally, the British Minister for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, announced that he had decided to resign, stating that a good and responsible government is based on “honesty, integrity and mutual respect.” After Lewis, Michelle Donelan, who was appointed as the Minister of Education two days ago, also announced his resignation.
In the UK, Health Minister Sajid Javid and Finance Minister Rishi Sunak announced that they resigned on 5 July. Javid stated that he could no longer conscientiously continue his duty and resigned because he did not trust Johnson.
Within the Conservative Party, of which he was the leader, a vote of confidence was held on June 6, but Johnson won by 211 votes to 148. Despite winning the confidence vote within the party, comments were made that Johnson’s political future was at stake.