- Video report by ITV News Multimedia Producer Ryan Ramgobin
After declaring on Wednesday “it is not too late to save Brexit” was Boris Johnson also telling his party: "And I'm the man to do it?"
Theresa May has walked a tightrope ever since her former Brexit secretary, David Davis resigned, triggering several more to depart including Mr Johnson.
She has managed to survive but will now have to contend with her former foreign secretary on the backbenches.
Will his resignation be prove to be an astute political move leading to another bite at the Tory leadership?