Alison Trott, 52, a business owner from Plymouth, Devon, said: "Well, I'm not surprised by the decision. Whether it's right or wrong is difficult for someone like me to say really.
"It doesn't surprise me, let's put it that way. I think it's very much their decision. It's fair that they are able to decide whether they want to step down or not from their duties.
"I think they're young independent people and they're just showing their human rights."
Sheila Cassidy, 82, a retired doctor from Plymouth, Devon, said: "I think they're right to announce it.
This video was filmed 9th January 2020.