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Andrew Adonis quits, attacks May ‘the voice of UKIP’

The Labour peer described Brexit as ‘a dangerous populist and nationalist spasm worthy of Donald Trump.’

LONDON — A Labour peer resigned Friday from his role advising the U.K. government on infrastructure policy criticizing Theresa May’s approach to Brexit.

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves number 10, Downing Street as she heads to the House of Commons for the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session on December 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 20: British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves number 10, Downing Street as she heads to the House of Commons for the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions session on December 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Andrew Adonis, a transport secretary in the last Labour government, accused the U.K. prime minister of becoming the “voice of [the U.K. Independence Party]” in her Brexit policy, according to the Daily Telegraph, which obtained a copy of his resignation letter.

Adonis later tweeted an endorsement of a different version of the…

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