Kit Malthouse becomes eighth housing minister in eight years

British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting in Berlin last week

In his first comments as foreign secretary, Mr Hunt said he would be standing "four square" behind the prime minister "so that we can get through an agreement with the European Union based on what was agreed by the cabinet last week at Chequers".

The top four positions in May's Cabinet - that of Prime Minister, foreign secretary, home secretary, and Chancellor of the Exchequer - are now populated by those who voted Remain in the June 2016 referendum.

May is pressing on with her Brexit plan, shrugging off the resignations of two senior ministers and the anger of euroskeptic lawmakers in her Conservative Party who have accused her of betraying her pledge of a clean break with the EU.

Mr Davis yesterday said a leadership challenge would be the "wrong thing to do" and insisted he believed Mrs May was a "good prime minister".

Mr Davis was swiftly followed out of the Department for Exiting the European Union by ally Steve Baker as staunch Eurosceptic Dominic Raab was appointed Mr Davis's successor.

The Guardian newspaper quoted an unnamed Conservative MP saying the resignations would continue in protest against her plan to keep strong economic ties with the European Union - dubbed the Chequers plan after her country retreat where it was agreed last week.

But the furore has gained the attention of her allies.

Despite this support from within her party, following the resignation of Mr Davis a poll by broadcaster Sky News has found that the British people have turned on her. They lied to the country about the benefits of Brexit and they are now running away from any responsibility for the harm it is set to do our economy.

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"Having said this, we congratulate Kit Malthouse, who we look forward to working with to tackle the various challenges". Anti-Trump protesters are expected to take to the streets of London during his visit to Britain.

Numerous prime minister's supporters believe she would win a contest and cement her authority; but May would face a leadership challenge if she lost, with Johnson among the potential candidates.

The resignations came just days after May announced Saturday that she had finally united her quarrelsome government behind a plan for a divorce deal with the EU. Mr Stocker added: "Farming and the environment need stability at this stage, and they will be key industry and public interest areas as we go through future changes that will need special consideration rather than fit into the standard mould".

In his resignation letter, the former Brexit secretary said he had disagreed with Number 10 on a "significant number of occasions" over the past year or more. He said "the Brexit dream is dying, suffocated by needless self doubt".

The ex-MP said there was a "plan" to curtail the role of the Brexit department.

The Sun, Britain's biggest-selling newspaper, which has long argued for Brexit, said May had made "blunder after blunder". Now, the British PM has sensibly realised that her red lines, drawn up to please the hardliners in her party, would have been a disaster for British business and jobs - a type of well-timed realisation most of the time missing among our political leaders.

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