10 Jul 2018

What's up in the UK? An explainer on the latest resignations

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:14 pm on 10 July 2018

The UK government is in disarray after British foreign secretary Boris Johnson quit, accusing the Prime Minister of suffocating the the Brexit dream. 

Mr Johnson was a Brexit campaigner, Prime Minister Theresa May was not, so what does this mean for the deal and for the government?

Stephen Hoadley, Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Auckland, joins us to discuss the issues.

British Prime Minister Theresa May in November 2016 with then-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (centre) and Brexit Minister David Davis.

British Prime Minister Theresa May in November 2016 with then-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (centre) and Brexit Minister David Davis. Photo: AFP

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