By Christian Smith
Katie Perrior, Downing street’s director of communication has resigned from her position today.
Guido Fawkes reported the news of Mrs Perrior’s resignation on his blog, saying that she had: “Always said I wouldn’t stay past an election. Good decision, right choice. A vote for Theresa May and a Conservative Government is the only route forward. As for me – new opportunities ahead. Exciting times!”
Mrs Perrior who ran Boris Johnson’s PR during his 2008 bid to become London Mayor, as well as his successful 2012 re-election campaign, made the move following today’s surprising call for a snap general elections by the Prime Minister.