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British diplomat in US quits over having to 'peddle half-truths' on Brexit

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

A senior British diplomat has quit her post in acrimony, delivering a humiliating blow for Boris Johnson after saying she is not prepared to "peddle half-truths" on Brexit.
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Senior British diplomat in Washington quits over Brexit 'half-truths'

Senior British diplomat in Washington quits over Brexit 'half-truths'

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

The UK's lead envoy for Brexit in Washington has resigned from her role, saying she does not want to "peddle half-truths" about leaving the EU for a government she does not trust.
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Senior British diplomat in US quits over government's Brexit ‘half-truths'

Senior British diplomat in US quits over government's Brexit ‘half-truths'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Alexandra Hall Hall was the lead envoy for Brexit at the British embassy in Washington
A senior British diplomat in Washington has resigned, saying she is no longer prepared to ‘peddle half-truths' about Brexit on behalf of a Government she does not trust.
Alexandra Hall Hall, the lead envoy for Brexit at the British embassy, accused ministers of using ‘misleading or disingenuous' arguments about the implications of leaving the EU.
In her resignation letter, obtained by the US broadcaster CNN, Ms Hall Hall said her position had become ‘unbearable personally and untenable...
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Senior UK diplomat in US quits over Brexit ‘half-truths'

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A top British diplomat in Washington quit after saying she did not “trust” her political bosses and would no longer “peddle half-truths” on their behalf.
Alexandra Hall Hall, the lead envoy for Brexit in the U.K. Embassy in Washington, handed in her resignation letter just over a week before the general election, CNN reported.
In the letter, dated December 3, she said the British civil service was being asked to deliver messages on Brexit which were not “fully honest” and her position had become “unbearable personally” and “untenable professionally.”
A Foreign Office spokesperson told CNN...
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British diplomat in US resigns, saying she can't 'peddle half-truths' on Brexit

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Alexandra Hall Hall, Brexit counsellor in Washington, described UK government's ‘use of misleading or disingenuous arguments' The British diplomat in charge of explaining Brexit to the US government, Congress and public, has resigned, saying she was no longer prepared to “peddle half-truths on behalf of a government I do not trust”. Alexandra Hall Hall, the Brexit counsellor at the UK embassy in Washington, had been frustrated with the job for some time, according to friends and colleagues.
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Top UK diplomat 'quits with tirade at government's "half-truths" over Brexit'

Top UK diplomat 'quits with tirade at government's "half-truths" over Brexit'

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Alexandra Hall Hall condemned leaders' lack of honesty and 'misleading or disingenuous arguments' according to CNN, which reports it has obtained the diplomat's resignation letter
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Boris Johnson's Brexit envoy to US resigns with furious attack on government 'peddling half-truths'

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

The lead Brexit envoy in the UK's embassy in Washington has resigned, saying she can no longer "peddle half-truths" on behalf of political leaders she does not trust, CNN has reported.
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