Might mentioned she was “sorry” to obtain Leadsom’s resignation letter, writing in reply that she was “grateful for the assist you’ve given during the last three years” in working to ship Brexit.
Thanking Leadsom for her work, Might mentioned she disagreed with the evaluation Leadsom gave concerning the authorities’s method now.
Might wrote: “I don’t agree with you that the deal which we have now negotiated with the European Union implies that the UK is not going to turn out to be a sovereign nation.
“If the deal is handed, the UK will go away the European Union. We’ll go away its Widespread Agricultural Coverage and its Widespread Fisheries Coverage.
“We’ll finish the jurisdiction of the European Court docket of Justice and make our personal legal guidelines in Westminster and our devolved parliaments.
“We’ll cease sending huge annual sums of taxpayers’ cash to the EU, and spend it on our priorities as a substitute – akin to our Nationwide Well being Service and our youngsters’s faculties.”
Mrs Might mentioned she agreed second referendum could be divisive, however mentioned the Authorities was not proposing to carry one.
She wrote: “I proceed to imagine that the arguments in opposition to a second referendum are sturdy and compelling, and can proceed to oppose one.”
The PM mentioned she additionally didn’t recognise what Mrs Leadsom mentioned about decision-making in Authorities.
“Certainly, by way of your personal work chairing the Parliamentary Enterprise and Laws committee of Cupboard, you’ve been an vital a part of making certain that Brexit-related legislative proposals are correctly scrutinised, and the entire Cupboard have listened to the assessments you’ve given at Cupboard conferences,” Mrs Might mentioned.
“I’ve valued the frank and productive discussions we have now had during the last three years.
“As you say, there are vital elections tomorrow, and lots of Conservatives are working in a difficult setting to assist our glorious candidates.
“I’m sorry to lose somebody of your ardour, drive and sincerity from HM Authorities on this method.”