Watch: Darren expresses grave concern over Darroch resignation

We should all be deeply troubled by Sir Kim Darroch’s resignation as Ambassador to Washington, and by the shameful leak of his private correspondence which preceded it. Sir Kim’s decision came on the back of characteristic childishness from Donald Trump ⁠— and thereby marked the first time in modern history that a British ambassador has been forced out at the behest of a third country. Our Government must make it very clear that once appointed, Her Majesty’s ambassadors have their full backing (and so too should our likely next Prime Minister Boris Johnson).