More than 50 MPs resigned from the government of the UK within 48 hours followed by a shocking and sudden resignation of the UK prime minister Boris Johnson.
Since late Tuesday, three cabinet ministers and more than 50 MPs resigned from their position in the parliament. The chain of resignation was set off by Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor Of Exchequer, and Health Secretary Sajid Javid. The Education Minister of the UK, Michelle Donelan, also resigned on Thursday.
Following the procession of resignation, the PM of the UK government, Boris Johnson resigned from his honourable position as the PM of the UK.
While speaking outside Downing Street, Mr. Jonson said, and we quote-
“Clearly now the will of the parliamentary Conservative Party that there should be a new leader of that party and so a new prime minister“
Although Boris resigned from the post, he said that he would remain in his position until the Conservative Party selects a new Prime Minister for the UK government. As of the report, the number of total departures from the UK parliament has been 59 within 48 hours.
Following the resignation of the UK Prime Minister, director-general of the CBI, Tony Danker has urged the UK government to fill up the “political vacuum.” He also proposed to make the economic growth of the country to be of high priority.