Faithful ally of prime minister May resigns from British government

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Amber Rudd, British minister of Home Affairs, is Sunday night left after a scandal surrounding the immigration policy. A heavy blow for prime minister Theresa May, who is a faithful ally in her government loses.

Rudd hit last weekend compromised in an affair about targets for forced evictions of migrants. They had last week in the Home Affairs commission in the house of Commons declared that such targets do not exist. “I have no targets for investments approved, seen or let them pass’, put them there.

The daily newspaper The Guardian published Friday, however a leaked memo stating that her ministry is indeed such targets had been drawn up. The six-page text – which is also to the cabinet of Rudd was sent – states that the department of Immigration that a target had been informed of ‘12.800 forced evictions in 2017-2018, ” and that they are her targets for voluntary return had exceeded’.

Two weeks ago, they May and Rudd, already sharp critics. When it turned out that in 2012 a large number of migrants from the Caribbean, that between the years of forty and seventy as a workforce to Britain, the so-called ‘Windrush migrants’, was unjustly expelled. May was in 2012 minister of Home Affairs.

Statement in parliament

After all these revelations thought Rudd was initially not on board. As claimed in a series of tweets that the leaked memo about uitzettingsdoelstellingen had never seen before. “I was not aware of specific targets for evictions. I understand that I should have been and I’m sorry that I was not’, she asked. They indicated that they Monday a statement would pass in the parliament.

The extent that it was not. Rudd offered Sunday night tendered his resignation to premier May accept that. According to sources from The Guardian discovered Rudd during the preparation of its statement by the new information that her convinced that she resigned to take. In her resignation letter, press Rudd is her regret for the involuntary mislead the house of Commons’.

Rudd is already the fourth minister, who is departing from the government of Theresa May. Who declared Sunday night the ‘very sad’ to find Rudd to leave.

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