Controversy continues over the appointment of the British Home Secretary

Controversy continues over the appointment of the British Home Secretary

Updated on 10/27/2022 at 12:09 PM

  • The debate over the appointment of the British Home Secretary is not over yet.
  • Soyla Braverman is said to have repeatedly violated the ministerial act.
  • Pressure is mounting on the new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

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The new British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak The controversy over the appointment of Home Secretary Suella Braverman cannot be eliminated. Conservative general secretary Jake Perry, who was ousted by Sunak, said Braverman had violated cabinet regulations on more than one occasion.

“As far as I know, there have been numerous breaches of the ministerial law,” Perry said on TalkTV on Tuesday evening. The ministerial law sets out the code of conduct for government officials and penalties for violators.

The comments are likely to increase pressure on Sunak to invoke the hard-line conservative right. The prime minister defended the appointment, which observers believe he wants to involve the influential right-wing party.

Braverman had resigned the day before Truss

It was Braverman on October 19 – 1 day ago Then Prime Minister Liz Truss – She resigned because, contrary to ministerial rules, she sent an official document using her own email address. However, Senak reappointed her as Minister of the Interior less than a week later. The opposition is calling for an independent investigation into the case.

“To me, that sounds like a really serious violation,” Berry said. “Especially if it’s, I think, cybersecurity related documents.” Perry suggested that Cabinet Secretary Simon Case was implicated in the decision to pressure Braverman to resign.

“I doubt he’s changed his mind in the past six days, but this is a matter for the new prime minister,” Perry said. Contrary to what was previously known, Braverman did not address the error in the government himself, but only admitted it when confronted with it.
© dpa


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