Priti Patel quits as Home Secretary as Truss elected new Tory leader

Priti Patel has quit as Home Secretary following the election of Liz Truss as the new Conservative Party leader. In her resignation letter to Boris Johnson, shared on social media, Ms Patel said it was her “choice” to continue her public service from the backbenches, when Ms Truss formally takes up her post as prime minister on Tuesday.