Six more ministers have left the government of Boris Johnson. The Independen writes about it.
British Industry Minister Lee Rowley and five other officials resigned and in a general letter called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to step down.
"It is with deep regret that we step down as members of the government... In good faith, we ask you for the good of the party and the country to step down," the letter, published on Twitter, reads.
In addition to Rowley, the following officials signed the document: Minister of Media, Information and Digital Infrastructure Julia Lopez, Minister of Equality and Local Government Cami Badenoch, Minister in the Department of Education Alex Burgart, Minister in the Department of Housing Neil O'Brian and Conservative Party board member Mims Davis.
This brings the total number of ministers who have resigned to 12.
A number of ministers resigned in less than 24 hours: Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, Health Minister Sajid Javid, Children and Families Minister Will Queens, Schools Minister Robin Volcker and others.
Some prominent party functionaries also announced their resignations.