The head of the UK Ministry of defence resigned
Michael Fallon made the decision on the background of the scandal of inappropriate behaviour towards women.
LONDON, November 2. /Offset. TASS Igor Brovarnik, Ilya Dmitriev/. The British defence Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned amid the scandal of inappropriate behaviour towards women. On Wednesday a correspondent for TASS in the defense Ministry of the Kingdom.
“Yes, we confirm this information,” — said the representative of the defense Ministry, answering the question of whether Fallon has left his post.
The resigned Minister later explained the reasons for its decision with the inconsistency of their own behavior the high standards.
“In recent days, a number of statements about the actions of the deputies, including some relating to my behaviour in the past — wrote in a letter to Fallon, is a member of Parliament, as any member of the British government. Many of them were false, but I admit that in the past I did not meet the high standards we demand of armed forces.” “I have weighed their position and therefore resigned from the post of Minister of defense. It was an honor to lead the Ministry of defense for the past three and a half years,” he added.
Prime Minister Theresa may thanked Fallon for diligent service, said in the letter she sent him in response to his resignation. The message may had been circulated by the newspaper the Guardian.
Sir Michael Fallon’s resignation letter and @theresa_may”s response. More here: https://t.co/YVplEgPKS1 pic.twitter.com/o5EgciawIc
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“I appreciate that characterized the seriousness with which you weighed your position, and, in particular, the example that you want to submit the supporting service men and women,” — said in a letter to the Prime Minister. Tapping done by Fallon’s work, including positions in the Conservative party, Mei said: “You combined these posts with assiduous service of the people in two constituencies — first, in the parish of Darlington, then in the district of Sevenoaks, and I know that you will continue to represent your constituency with the same zeal”. The UK government can be formed exclusively of party members who were elected to the House of Commons.