LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance minister Nadhim Zahawi instructed Boris Johnson to resign on Thursday, considerably less than 48 several hours following the key minister promoted him to the task, indicating the crisis engulfing the government would only get worse.
“This is not sustainable and it will only get even worse, for you, for the Conservative Occasion and most importantly of all the country,” Zahawi said on Twitter soon after a lot more than 50 ministers and aides resigned from the federal government.
“You must do the correct point and go now.”
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Zahawi did not say he had resigned, but mentioned he went to the key minister’s office in Downing Street with cabinet colleagues on Wednesday evening to explain to Johnson to “leave with dignity”.
“I am heartbroken that he has not listened and that he is now undermining the amazing achievements of this governing administration,” Zahawi said in a letter.
“The country deserves a federal government that is not only stable, but which functions with integrity. Key Minister you know in your heart what the proper thing to do is, and go now.”
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Reporting by Kate Holton and Alistair Smout Enhancing by William James and Michael Holden
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