Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan announces she’s quitting as an MP

Nicky Morgan has announced she is standing down as a Conservative MP at the next election. She isn’t the first to say she’s off, but what’s different about this resignation is that Morgan is a serving member of Boris Johnson’s cabinet. In her resignation letter, she cites the need to send more time with her family – and the toxic political environment:

‘But the clear impact on my family and the other sacrifices involved in, and the abuse for, doing the job of a modern MP can only be justified if,...

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