Simon Hart Resigns as Secretary of State for Wales in Protests of Boris Johnson

Britain’s Secretary of State for Wales Simon Hart arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain February 11, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

British Conservative party lawmaker Simon Hart stepped down from his role as a Secretary of State for Wales on Wednesday, joining a host of resignations in protest of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership.

In a letter to Johnson, Hart said, “Colleagues have done their upmost in private and public to help you turn the ship around but it is with sadness that l feel we have passed the point where this is possible.”

SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Baranjot Kaur in Bengaluru Editing by Chris Reese