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List of Resignations from May Ministry Due to Brexit

List of resignations from the May ministry due to Brexit.

Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 8 January Resigned on health grounds, due to an upcoming lung operation.

Rt Hon Justine Greening MP Secretary of State for Education 8 January Refused to accept a new position during the 2018 cabinet reshuffle.

Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP – Home Secretary – 29 April – Misled the Home Affairs Select Committee during a hearing on the Windrush scandal.

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Phillip Lee MP – Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice – 12 June – Opposition to the government’s approach to Brexit.

Rt Hon Greg Hands MP – Minister of State for International Trade – 21 June – Opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport; voted against the Airports National Policy Statement.

Rt Hon David Davis MP – Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – 8 July – Opposition to the Chequers Agreement.

Steve Baker MP – Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – 9 July – Opposition to the Chequers Agreement.

Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP – Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs – 9 July – Opposition to the Chequers Agreement.

Conor Burns MP – Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Foreign Office – 9 July – Opposition to the Chequers Agreement.

Chris Green MP – Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Department for Transport – 9 July – Opposition to the Chequers Agreement.

Andrew Griffiths MP – Minister of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy –  13 July – Allegations of sexual misconduct.

Robert Courts MP – Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Foreign Office – 15 July – Opposition to the Chequers Agreement

Scott Mann MP – Parliamentary Private Secretary to HM Treasury – 16 July – Opposition to the Chequers Agreement.

Guto Bebb MP – Minister for Defence Procurement – 16 July – Opposition to government-backed amendments to the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill.

Tracey Crouch MP – Minister for Sport, Civil Society and Loneliness – 1 November – Opposition to policy rollout delays announced in the 2018 budget.

Jo Johnson MP – Minister of State for Transport Minister for London – 9 November – Opposition to the government’s handling of Brexit negotiations.[

Shailesh Vara MP – Minister of State for Northern Ireland – 15 November – Opposition to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement.

Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP – Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – 15 November – Opposition to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement.

Rt Hon Esther McVey MP – Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – 15 November – Opposition to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement.

Suella Braverman MP – Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – 15 November – Opposition to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement.

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP – Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Department for Education – 15 November – Opposition to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement.

Ranil Jayawardena MP – Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Department for Work and Pensions – 15 November – Opposition to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement.

Rehman Chishti MP – Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy to Pakistan – 15 November – Opposition to the Draft Withdrawal Agreement and the government’s handling of the Asia Bibi blasphemy case.

Sam Gyimah MP – Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation – 30 November – Opposition to the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration.

Will Quince MP – Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Ministry of Defence – 8 December – Opposition to the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration.

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