7 Politicians Who Resigned After a Huge Scandal
The first rule when you’re in politics is never to resign. However, many people have been forced throughout the years to quit, mostly because of never-ending scandals around cheating, theft, drugs, double-crossing various call girls, and even attempted murder.
At the same time, others have staged kamikaze resignations just to damage their own leaders. There are also those canny operators who adopted principled stands and ended up on the right side of history.
As Prime Minister Lizz Truss decided to resign recently, it only made us wonder what are the best and worst political departures in Britain, and why. So here are 7 politicians who decided to resign, abruptly or not: