Farewell Amber Rudd – the only 9 responses you need to the home secretary’s resignation
Amber Rudd has resigned as home secretary in the wake of the Windrush scandal, admitting she “inadvertently misled” MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants.
As we await to find out who will replace her – not Michael Gove, not Michael Gove, not Michael Gove – here are the only 9 tweets you need right now.
BREAKING: Amber Rudd resigns after it emerges she's only lived in the UK for 54 years.
— Have I Got News For You (@haveigotnews) April 29, 2018
“Get me whoever is responsible for the policy that led to the windrush scandal.
What do you mean she’s on the phone? Ok.. well just fire Amber Rudd instead then I guess.” pic.twitter.com/7CXeJdBQrd
— James Felton (@JimMFelton) April 29, 2018
Amber Rudd stands in for Theresa May by taking part in the leaders debate instead of her.
Amber Rudd stands in for Theresa May by resigning over the hostile environment fiasco instead of her.
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) April 29, 2018
I hope someone makes Amber Rudd aware of her letter of resignation. Just in case she's not read it.
— Jono Read (@jonoread) April 29, 2018
Amber Rudd has resigned on 29 April, which is shortly before May
— Tom (@_tom_burke_) April 29, 2018
Theresa May knew about and/or was personally responsible for every single thing that has prompted Amber Rudd to resign.
— James O'Brien (@mrjamesob) April 29, 2018
So close. pic.twitter.com/pbFWnHeTRs
— Media Guido (@MediaGuido) April 29, 2018
Four Cabinet Ministers have now resigned in six month.
Michael Fallon from Defence.
Priti Patel from DFID.
Damian Green as First Secretary.
Amber Rudd as Home Secretary.#StrongAndStable
— Richard Frediani (@FredianiITV) April 29, 2018
He’s gone too far this time. pic.twitter.com/cCEFpB482l
— Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) April 29, 2018
And just in case you’re interested in this sort of thing, here’s Amber Rudd’s resignation to Theresa May in full …
Dear PM … Rudd resignation pic.twitter.com/4kW1ajtTvB
— Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) April 29, 2018