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Brexit secretary David Davis resigns

Brexit minister David Davis resigned on Monday and said it would not have been “plausible” for him to defend a Brexit policy he did not believe in

By: Eastern Eye Staff

BREXIT Secretary David Davis said on Monday (9) he had resigned to stop Prime Minister Theresa May from handing too much power to the European Union, increasing the pressure on a British leader struggling to overcome Brexit divisions. Davis, who campaigned for Brexit in Britain’s 2016 referendum, told BBC radio that a hard-won agreement with her cabinet team of ministers had given “too much away, too easily” to EU negotiators, who, he feared, would simply ask for more. His late-night resignation, followed by at least one other minister in the Brexit department, is a blow to May, who was momentarily buoyed on…

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