The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has just announced his resignation as Conservative leader outside Number 10 Downing Street.
The news was dramatically broken on Radio 4 on Thursday morning when the BBC’s Political Editor Chris Mason received a call from Downing Street that Mr Johnson would be resigning.
Boris Johnson has agreed to step down, but wants to stay on as Prime Minister until a new Tory leader is elected. Downing Street has issued a statement saying: ‘The prime minister will make a statement to the country today.’
The Mid-Devon dvertiser has asked local polticians for their reaction to the news.
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