Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Theresa May’s troublemakers resign. What now for the PM?

In the past 24 hours, Theresa May has lost two of the Cabinet ministers who have caused her the most trouble. Boris Johnson and David Davis were widely considered to be immovable, despite a number of crises entirely of their own making. The only way for them to go was by resignation, which lends them an appearance of strength.

This strength has little to do with the achievements of either minister, though.

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