Amber Rudd has finally bowed to massive pressure and quit saying she had to ‘take responsibility’ for misleading parliament over deportation targets for illegal migrants.
It is believed the Home Secretary decided to fall on her sword rather than face more humiliation amid the outcry over the Windrush immigration debacle, and telephoned Theresa May to inform her of the move late on Sunday.
The dramatic departure will be a huge blow for the Prime Minister – who is expected to annoucne her replacement shortly.
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