Priti Patel to resign as home secretary

By sunny cheema

sept 06, 2022

Priti Patel is to resign as home secretary when Liz Truss takes office as prime minister.

Writing a letter to Boris Johnson on Monday afternoon, Ms Patel said "it has been the honour of my life to serve our country as home secretary for the last three years", adding that she will now "champion many of the policies and causes I have stood up for" from the backbenches.

She went on to praise Mr Johnson for getting Brexit done

Congratulating Ms Truss after it was announced that she had defeated rival Rishi Sunak

Ms Patel said she will "give her my support as our new prime minister".