Suella Braverman resigns as UK home secretary over ‘mistake’

LONDON: British Indians Home Secretary Suella Braverman resigned on Wednesday following a “mistake” in using her private email to communicate with ministers in London.
Braverman was only appointed Home Secretary 43 days ago when the British Prime Minister Liz Truss in charge at 10 Downing Street. Her departure after a face-to-face meeting with Shoes earlier on Wednesday and posted her resignation letter on her Twitter.
“I made a mistake; I accept responsibility; I resign,” the 42-year-old lawyer said.
Braverman said she “sent an official document from my personal email to a trusted colleague in parliament … as you know, this document is a draft of the Ministerial Statement in writing. on migration, to be published soon.
“However, my going was the right one. As soon as I realized my mistake, I quickly reported this on official channels and informed the Cabinet Secretary,” she said.
In remarks that would deal a further blow to her boss Liz Truss, she noted that “we are going through a tumultuous time… I am concerned about the direction of this government”.
“Not only have we broken key commitments made to voters, but I am seriously concerned about the government’s commitment to honoring manifesto commitments, such as reducing overall migration. and prevent illegal migration, especially dangerous small boats crossing the road.”
Braverman, a Conservative member of the Fareham Parliament in southeastern England, served as Attorney General in the government led by Boris Johnson. She was one of the first contenders to throw her hat into the ring instead Johnson as the leader and Prime Minister of the Tory. She was appointed Home Secretary by Prime Minister Truss.
The mother of two children is the daughter of Tamil Hindu mother Uma and Goan father Christie Fernandes. Her mother immigrated to the UK from Mauritius while her father emigrated from Kenya in the 1960s.
Braverman is a regular Buddhist at the London Buddhist Center and is sworn in in Parliament on the ‘Dhammapada’ sutra about the Buddha’s sayings.
Her resignation came shortly after being fired Kwasi Kwarteng as prime minister last Friday and the large cuts of the government’s small budget on Monday by his successor, the Prime Minister. Jeremy Hunt.
The move is expected to further shake Truss’ leadership.


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