In a letter to Theresa May, she said it had been “an honour” to serve in the several ministerial positions she has held since 2006.
She tweeted :”Having abstained in the vote last week, today I have resigned from the Government. It has been an honour to serve on the Conservative frontbenches, my thanks to everyone I have had the pleasure of working alongside.”
She is one of several ministers who have said they would not be able to serve under a government pursuing a no-deal Brexit.
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