UK PM May appoints Jeremy Hunt as new foreign minister

Brexit secretary David Davis listens as British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in 2017

Brexit secretary David Davis listens as British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in 2017

"That dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt".

"It seems to me we're giving too much away, too easily, and that's a risky strategy at this time", Davis said in a BBC radio interview Monday morning.

Davis and his deputy quit just two days after May announced she had finally united her quarrelsome government behind a plan for a divorce deal with the EU.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in London after attending the weekly cabinet meeting on June 12, 2018.

With Britain due to leave the 28-nation bloc on March 29, 2019, European Union officials have warned Britain repeatedly that time is running out to seal a deal spelling out the terms of the divorce and a post-split relationship.

The Foreign Secretary's six-strong motorcade has left the official residence, but the official vehicle remains outside.

Both Mr Johnson and Mr Davis had signed up on Friday to Mrs May's blueprint for Brexit at an all-day summit at Chequers which the Prime Minister believed had secured Cabinet unity behind her proposals. We had wanted to lower the cabin windows to improve visibility; and even though such designs were already on the market, and even though there had been a horrific spate of deaths, mainly of female cyclists, we were told that we had to wait for the European Union to legislate on the matter.

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"What the Prime Minister needs to do is to give up on the Chequers proposal. which does not actually deliver Brexit", he told LBC Radio.

He added: "Since I can not in all conscience champion these proposals, I have sadly concluded that I must go".

"Somebody else can do a better job than me under those circumstances".

"I'm not usually Hunt's biggest fan but he's played a bit of a blinder, you have to say", a senior NHS official told The Guardian for a June profile on Hunt.

Lord Callanan sparked laughter when he said: "I thought there was going to be a "but" there". "This Government can not secure a good deal for Britain". They quit amid divisions in the government over Brexit. As I leave office, the FCO now has the largest and by far the most effective diplomatic network of any country in Europe - a continent which we will never leave. May appointed staunchly pro-Brexit lawmaker Dominic Raab to replace Davis, who insisted he did not want his resignation to become a rallying cry for the prime minister's ouster.

"I don't think it's a survival issue at all".

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