Sir Alan Duncan today resigned as a Foreign Office minister as top Tories mount an exodus to avoid serving under Boris Johnson .
The arch-Remainer quit days after he furiously accused the next Prime Minister of throwing Britain's US Ambassador "under a bus".
He follows Chancellor Philip Hammond and Justice Secretary David Gauke, who have both said they'll quit if Boris Johnson takes power on Wednesday.
Downing Street sources confirmed the resignation to the Mirror.
Sir Alan was an arch-critic of Boris Johnson who launched a ferocious attack on the MP just days ago.
In June he described Mr Johnson as a "circus act" and last year he promised to end the former foreign secretary's political career over his comparison of Theresa May's Brexit deal to a "suicide vest".
The 62-year-old spoke out earlier this month when Mr Johnson refused to say the UK Ambassador to Washington, Sir Kim Darroch, could keep his job over cables branding the White House "inept".
Sir Kim quit hours after Mr Johnson failed to give his reassurance.
Sir Alan said Mr Johnson was guilty of "contemptible negligence" and had "thrown this fantastic diplomat under the bus to serve his own personal interests".
"I'm upset and angry," he said. "Boris Johnson has basically thrown our top diplomat under the bus."
It comes as Mr Johnson – set to be confirmed as Tory leader tomorrow morning – faces the prospect of long-serving ministers opting to jump ship rather than sit in his Cabinet.
He is expected to draft in a host of hard right, anti-EU loyalists as he braces to leave the EU deal or no deal on October 31.
Sir Alan has been MP for Rutland and Melton since 1992 and is now set to become a thorn in Mr Johnson's side over Brexit.
With Mr Johnson facing a majority of just three, the gang have already been named the 'Gaukeward Squad' after resigning Justice Secretary Mr Gauke.
Sir Alan voted Remain and in 2017 he blamed Brexit partly on a "tantrum" by working-class voters.
He said: "The manner in which the campaign was fought stirred up a lot of sentiment amongst people that are not habitual voters, particularly on the issue of immigration.
"You could feel in the last 10 days of the campaign, traditional blue-collar urban Labour opinion going viral for leave.
"They were stirred up by an image of immigration, which made them angry and throw a bit of a tantrum.
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