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UK ex-minister says other officials may resign over Brexit

AP  |  London 

A former UK says others may step down from the government to protest Prime Theresa May's plan.

told radio Saturday it is up to members of Parliament to take a stand.

He said that if others decide to resign, "good on them." Johnson, the younger brother of Boris Johnson, stepped down as a transport Friday and called for a second referendum. He said May's plan would damage Britain's national interest.

He said the plan is so different from what had been promised during the 2016 referendum that a second vote is needed.

May has rejected all demands for another vote, saying the 2016 vote in favor of leaving the is definitive.

Difficult negotiations between Britain and the EU continue.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 19:15 IST