May faces battle after double resignation blow

May faces battle after double resignation blow
May 'surprised' by Johnson resignation. Pic: Getty

The immediate danger appeared to have receded as pro-Brexit MPs held back from calling May to go, emphasising instead the need for a new policy

British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to stave off a full-blown crisis after three ministers quit within 24 hours in protest over her Brexit plan.

The resignation of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign to leave the European Union in 2016, compounded the chaos in government following the departures of Brexit Secretary David Davis and his deputy late on Sunday.

May’s statement to Parliament...

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