Both the Chancellor and the Health Secretary have resigned from Boris Johnson’s Government. In his letter, Rishi Sunak declared “we cannot continue like this”. This came just minutes after Mr Johnson was forced into a humiliating apology over appointing the disgraced MP Chris Pincher as Tory deputy chief whip – after he’d been told of misconduct allegations against him. That, said Mr Johnson, had been a mistake.
Amid a growing backlash from the Conservative benches – how many more will decide they’ve lost confidence in his leadership?