Baroness Warsi resigns from government over Gaza policy

Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned from the government over its policy on Gaza.

In her letter of resignation, Warsi said the government's policy on Gaza is "morally indefensible".

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Warsi: Minister 'talked about resigning' over Gaza

Baroness Warsi has said in an interview that a Government minister has talked to her about resigning in protest over policy toward Israel and Hamas.

Baroness Warsi said choosing to resign was "an incredible difficult decision". Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

In an interview with Channel 4 News, the former Home Office minister added that there was "unease" on the backbenches over the Gaza conflict and said that one "senior Conservative" backencher had been "on the phone in tears".

She said she hoped her resignation would leave "people who feel the same as I do feel prepared to raise those voices within Government".

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