British Home Secretary Suella Braverman resigns

British Home Secretary Suella Braverman resigns

Braverman, the Home Secretary appointed by British Prime Minister Liz Truss 43 days ago, has announced that he is leaving his post.

In his resignation letter shared on Twitter, Braverman announced that he had sent an official document using his personal e-mail and that he was leaving his post on the grounds that he technically violated the rules.

Braverman used the following statements:

“Earlier today, as part of policy engagement and to rally support for the government’s policy on immigration, I sent an official document from my personal email to a trusted colleague in parliament. This is a technical violation of the rule. As you know, the document will be published soon as a Cabinet Ministerial document on immigration. It was a draft of the article. Most of the information was already given to the deputies. Still, it would be right for me to quit my job.”

Braverman stated that as soon as he realized his mistake, he reported it to the official channels and said that the right thing to do as the Minister of Interior was to resign.

Suella Braverman said, “It’s not serious politics to pretend we didn’t make a mistake, move on as if everyone couldn’t see what we did, and hope that everything would magically be okay. I made a mistake, I accept the responsibility, and I resign.” made his statement.

In his letter, Braverman also emphasized that he was concerned about the course of the Truss government, and evaluated that the government did not fulfill its promises to the voters.

It was claimed that Grant Shapp would take over the post of Interior Minister of Braverman, who resigned.

Braverman served as Attorney General for the UK from 13 February 2020 until 6 September when he was appointed Home Secretary.

Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng, who was dismissed by Prime Minister Truss on 14 October, also remained in this post for 38 days.

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