Britain’s Political Crisis


The Financial Times reports Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown faces a full-fledged political crisis after Brown’s communities secretary became the latest in a string of high-level cabinet secretaries to resign.

The paper says the resignation leaves Brown’s Labour Party “looking seriously damaged” on the eve of European and local British elections.

Britain’s interior minister is also planning to resign, according to news reports. 

The Economist also questions whether Prime Minister Gordon Brown could ultimately lose his job if his party takes a drubbing in upcoming elections.

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