Former UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman has published a scathing resignation letter after she was sacked by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak yesterday.
Suella Braverman expressed pride in her performance so far in the role, writing: “Despite being rejected by the majority of the party during the summer leadership contest and therefore having no personal mandate to be Prime Minister, I have agreed to support you for the sake of the company. the assurances you have given me on key political priorities.”
These priorities included curbing illegal migration, measures to stop small boats crossing the Channel, compliance with the Northern Ireland Protocol and EU retention of rights legislation as of a year ago, and issuing legal guidance to protect biological sex.
But “you have clearly and repeatedly failed to deliver on each of these key policies,” she wrote, accusing Rishi Sunak of “betraying our agreement” and “betraying your promise to the nation to do ‘whatever it takes.’ It takes time to stop the boats.”
“Someone needs to be honest: your plan is not working, we have suffered record electoral defeats, your resets have failed and we are running out of time,” she wrote.
She admits that she “may not always have found the right words” to express her views and “always tried to give voice to the silent majority who supported us in 2019”.
She added: “I will of course continue to support the government in its pursuit of policies that are in line with the authentic Tory agenda.”
Earlier, Rishi Sunak spoke at the weekly meeting pledging to “drive change”, a day after former prime minister David Cameron was parachuted in as the new foreign secretary.
“Our goal is nothing less than making long-term decisions that will change our country for the better. I know this strong and united team will bring that change to everyone,” Rishi Sunak said in his opening remarks. to the new cabinet.
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