The resignation of the first British minister from the Sunak government .. “bullying a female colleague”

The British Minister of State for Government Office Affairs announced, Gavin WilliamsonHe resigned from his position in the British government, on Tuesday, after accusations of bullying and sending inappropriate messages to his colleagues.

Williamson said in a letter that the goal of his resignation was to respond to the course of the investigation of complaints and to show his innocence of any misconduct, as he put it.

Williamson addressed Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, saying that there is an investigation into the messages he sent to a colleague, to which other accusations were added about his previous behavior, indicating that he refuted these allegations, but he did not want them to turn into a distraction from the government’s achievements.

He finally assured that he would continue to support the government fully from the back lines.

And text messages bullying Williamson in obscene language revealed Wendy Morton, the discipline officer in Parliament, for organizing the ceremonies of Queen Elizabeth’s death.

And earlier, Minister of State in the British government, Oliver Dowden, announced that Sunak supports the Minister of State in the government accused of bullying his colleague, considering that the abusive phone messages were sent “in a moment of emotion.”

The story began after a British report revealed that Minister Williamson was angry at not being invited to attend Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, so he sent messages that were deemed inappropriate against Morton, the party disciplinary officer in Parliament, which prompted the latter to file an official complaint, according to the Sunday Times.

While Gavin, who was reappointed to a cabinet position by Sunak last month, is under investigation, Dowden announced that the prime minister still had confidence in him.

Rishi Sunak (AFP)

Rishi Sunak (AFP)

Sunak also angered British circles, when he decided to appoint Suila Braverman as Minister of the Interior, especially since the latter was dismissed from her job during the reign of Liz Terrass for violating safety rules by sending an official document to her personal email.

It is noteworthy that the new prime minister faces difficult tasks, as he took over a country mired in a dangerous crisis in light of the high cost of living, with inflation exceeding 10%.

It also has to calm the turbulent markets since the announcement of the budget of the government of former Prime Minister Liz Terrace at the end of last September.

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