What happened? Boris Johnson is to resign as Prime Minister of Great Britain on Thursday.
Source. This was reported by the BBC.
Details. At the same time, it is noted that Johnson will continue to lead the government, until a new British prime minister is elected.
The election race for the leadership of the Conservative Party will take place this summer, and a new head of government will be decided before the party conference in October.
Sky News also announced the Prime Minister's resignation today. It happened after the resignation of a newly appointed education minister, Michelle Donelan, after 36 hours in the post, and new Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi told the prime minister to “go now”.
In addition, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said he had withdrawn his support for the PM.
The prime minister's office said that today he would make a relevant statement for the country.
Background. Earlier it was reported that MPs of the Conservative Party of Great Britain plan to change the voting mechanism to trigger Johnson's resignation.