British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government imploded on Monday as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson followed Brexit minister David Davis in resigning over her plan for Britain’s future outside the European Union.
Health Minister Jeremy Hunt will replace him, a Downing Street statement read: “The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of… Jeremy Hunt MP as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.”
Johnson warned Britain was headed for the “status of colony” of the European Union after it leaves in March, and said the Brexit “dream is dying”. His dramatic resignation followed those of Davis and his deputy Steve Banker overnight over May’s plans to keep Britain economically close to the bloc.
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