British justice minister says he will resign from cabinet: The Sunday Times

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Justice David Gauke is seen outside Downing Street in London

(Reuters) - British justice minister David Gauke said he will resign from the cabinet on Wednesday.

"Given that I've been in the cabinet since Theresa May came to power, I think the appropriate thing is for me to resign to her", Gauke said in a statement quoted in the Sunday Times newspaper

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Will Dunham)