Theresa May to meet new cabinet after Boris Johnson's Brexit resignation – live

New faces will join prime minister after series of resignations put her tenure in doubt. Follow the latest developments here 7.52am BST Labour leader Tom Watson is on BBC Radio 4 Today. He says Labour want to work to get the best deal for the country. Is the current meltdown in the government good for anyone? Obviously electorally it might help my party but we want a good deal because families out there require parliament to vote on a good deal. He’s the only politician in history who posed to signing his own resignation letter. It is highly, highly, highly unlikely we would support a people’s vote but we haven’t taken that off the table because there are a rare set of circumstances where Parliament just can’t make a decision. And so you keep your options open. 7.42am BST Michael Howard , the former Conservative leader, has been speaking on Radio 4 Today’s programme. He says MPs should not seek to topple the prime minister. Perhaps a degree of humility is called for all round. I do think it would be extremely foolish and ill-advised for anyone to send in letters to mount a motion of no confidence in the prime minister. "I don't believe the Brexit dream is dying - there is much water to run through many bridges," Michael Howard tells @BBCr4today , confirming that the Tory party has reached the Simon And Garfunkel stage of its break-up. Continue reading...

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