Amber Rudd today announces that she is resigning from the cabinet and quitting the Conservative Party over Boris Johnson’s “purge” of the party and his “failure” to pursue a deal with the EU.

In a move that will rock the government, the work and pensions secretary says she is quitting because there is “no evidence” Johnson is really seeking a deal with the European Union – despite claims that it is his priority.

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In an interview with The Sunday Times, Rudd also attacked the prime minister’s decision to kick out 21 senior Tories last week – including the former chancellors Ken Clarke and Philip Hammond and Churchill’s grandson Sir Nicholas Soames – as an “assault on decency and democracy”.

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