PM’s potential successors dismiss ‘coup’ speculation

Two Cabinet ministers who are said to be in line to take over from Theresa May have dismissed reports of a Cabinet coup to oust her.

Michael Gove and David Lidington both restated their backing for the Prime Minister after speculation of a plot to force her to resign reached fever pitch.

The Environment Secretary said it was “not the time to change the captain of the ship”, while the PM’s de facto deputy said he had no desire to take over the...
source: Your Local Guardian

2019-03-24 21:11
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