Why Ministers Resign from Cabinet?

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* Collective responsibility states that ministers should resign if they cannot accept key government policies


* Resignations of cabinet ministers such as Robin Cook resulted from the convention of


* Ministers often claim to have takes a principled stand in these cases, but the reality is often one of messy disagreements with the PM


* Chancellor Callaghan resigned after the 1967 devaluation of sterling


* Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington and two junior ministers resigned after


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