Responding to reports that Sam Gyimah has resigned from his role as Universities and Science Minister over Theresa’s May’s “naïve” handling of Brexit, Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson Layla Moran said:
"The list of Tory rebels for May’s deal gets longer and longer and she is now searching for a new Universities Minister as well as votes.
“This Government is falling apart and the decision must be taken back to the public. We know May cant win on the 11th, Sam Gyimah shows us that her deal can’t even convince those closest to her.
”As Universities and Science Minister Sam Gyimah will have seen at close quarters the devastating effect this botched Brexit will have on these important sectors. He should be applauded for his actions today and for also not discounting a People’s Vote.”