Ms Priti Patel who was Britain’s international Development secretary, was in charge of the UK’s foreign aid budget, she resigned over her unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials and admitted her actions lacked transparency. Prime Minister Mrs May is facing calls to replace Ms Patel with another MP who voted for Brexit.
According to media news report, Ex-Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith said, Prime Minister May would like to keep a balance of views on the EU in her top team.
Ms Patel is the second cabinet minister to quit in the space of seven days, after Sir Michael Fallon resigned as Defence Secretary last week. He was replaced by one of Prime Minister May’s closest allies, Gavin Williamson, said media news report.