UK Home Minister quits citing ‘Technical’ Breach as Criticism of PM Truss Grows

The resignation of Suella Braverman, citing a “technical” breach of government rules, means Truss has now lost two of her most senior ministers in less than a week, both replaced by politicians who had not favored her for the leadership.

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Following only a few weeks in office, the power of the prime minister has already begun to wane, with the resignation of British interior minister on Wednesday with a broadside against Liz Truss before her members openly argued in parliament.

The resignation of Suella Braverman, citing a “technical” breach of government rules, means Truss has now lost two of her most senior ministers in less than a week, both replaced by politicians who had not favoured her for the leadership.

Just after the resignation, lawmakers openly debated and jostled in the midst of a confusion over whether a vote on

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Hours after the resignation, lawmakers openly rowed and jostled amid confusion over whether a vote on fracking was a confidence vote in her administration.

Even Though two MPs from Truss’s Conservative party claimed they had not witnessed any such behaviour, opposition lawmakers alleged that Truss’s politicians were being bullied into supporting the administration.

According to to a Conservative politician quoted by Reuters “Discipline is falling apart, we can’t go on like this,”

Charles Walker another lawmaker told BBC television that he was “livid” at the “talentless people” who had put Truss into power, just because they wanted a job. “I think it is a shambles and a disgrace,” he said, in a video that several of other Conservative lawmakers retweeted.

Truss, who has been in charge for just over six weeks, has been battling for her political life since she unveiled a “mini-budget” on September 23, an economic plan with significant unfunded tax cuts that rocked the financial markets.

Some politicians have publicly called for her resignation, while others are in discussions for potential replacements. Following the events in the parliament, there were claims that both the disciplinary officer and deputy for the Conservative party had resigned.

Business minister Jacob Rees-Mogg, asked on television if the reports were correct, said: “I’m not entirely clear on what the situation is.”

Later, Truss’ office stated that both had continued in their positions; yet the incident served to highlight the government’s disarray and the prime minister’s waning influence.

Millions of Britons are concerned about increasing prices and public expenditure cuts, and it appears that the political class is doing nothing to allay their worries, which has led to the next twist in what seems to be an endless drama at Westminster.

When rumors started get public that the interior minister, or home secretary, had quit, Truss had just finished telling parliamentarians that she was sorry for the errors she had made but would not resign.

Braverman, who confirmed her resignation, said that she had violated the law by emailing a parliamentary colleague an official document from her personal email account. She continued, though, that she had grave reservations about the administration and that expecting for things to go better was not a practical strategy.

“I have made a mistake, I accept responsibility, I resign,” she said in a letter to the prime minister.