3/25/2019, 11:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Three UK ministers resign over Letwin amendment - report

Three ministers in the United Kingdom government resigned on Monday due to disagreement with the leadership over the Letwin amendment, British media reported. Business Minister Richard Harrington (pictured) confirmed he is stepping down in a statement, while Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt and Health Minister Steve Brine allegedly also resigned in order to vote for the Letwin amendment, which will give more power to the parliament on the Brexit voting process.

Harrington stated that the government is "playing roulette with the lives and livelihoods of the vast majority of people in this country." He claimed that the UK economy would take "five to ten years" to adjust to a no-deal Brexit, calling it a "giant economic experiment that is championed by a small minority" of economists, Tories and the country at large. Harrington also cited the messages he received from the business community, stating that "the failure to secure a deal and to rule out a hard Brexit is resulting in canceled investment decisions, business being placed abroad, and a sense of ridicule for British business, across the world."

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