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People Are Calling Time On Boris Johnson (Again) After Tory By-Election Defeats: ‘He’s Toast’

Boris Johnson is facing yet another wave of criticism after the Tories lost two seats in by-elections overnightBoris Johnson is facing further ridicule on social media after the Conservatives lost two seats in dramatic by-elections along with a cabinet member this morning.In Tiverton and Homerton, voters chose Liberal Democrats to replace their previous Tory MP while in Wakefield a new Labour MP was elected.In the aftermath of the upset, Conservative […]

today24 June 2022

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Mick Lynch Accuses Tories Of ‘Lies’ Over Rail Strike Negotiations

RMT boss Mick Lynch and minister Chris Philp clashed on BBC Newsnight last nightUnion boss Mike Lynch locked horns with a minister on BBC Newsnight on Monday, where he accused the government of lying over the rail strike negotiations.Lynch, who leads the RMT union, appeared on the show last night to explain why 40,000 railway workers are striking for three days this week, including today.The walkout is the largest seen […]

today21 June 2022 1


Tories Accused Of Squandering ‘Astronomical’ Amounts Of Taxpayer Money

The numbers come as people struggle with the mounting cost of living crisis in the UK.The Tory government has been accused of “astronomical” waste as it emerged that £15bn worth of taxpayers’ money has been lost on faulty PPE and servicing government debt.The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) is under fire after it was revealed that £4bn worth of unusable personal protective equipment (PPE) left over from the […]

today10 June 2022 1

boris johnson

Senior Tories Rush To Defend Johnson As Confidence Vote Looms

Top Tories are rushing to defend Boris Johnson as a no confidence vote loomsBoris Johnson was publicly supported by top Tories on Monday morning shortly before it was confirmed that a confidence vote in his leadership was going ahead tonight.Top backbencher Sir Graham Brady announced he had received at least 54 letters of no confidence from Tory MPs, meaning the whole parliamentary Conservative Party will vote on Johnson’s future tonight.But […]

today6 June 2022 1

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Boris Johnson Told To Resign In Bid To Halt Westminster Sleaze Culture

Ed Davey accused the Tories of 'dragging their feet' over the latest allegation.Boris Johnson has been blamed for enabling Westminster’s sleaze culture following the arrest of a Tory MP on suspicion of rape.Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey said the latest allegations were “utterly shocking” and there are some MPs “who are behaving outrageously” and “need to punished”.The unnamed parliamentarian, who is in his 50s, was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual […]

today19 May 2022

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Jeremy Hunt Refuses To Say Boris Johnson Is An Honest Man

Jeremy Hunt on Sunday MorningJeremy Hunt has refused to say Boris Johnson is an “honest” man.The former cabinet minister said “talking about personalities is not a helpful thing to do”.Hunt, who Johnson defeated in the 2019 Tory leadership contest, also refused to give a definitive answer when asked whether the prime minister was the right person to take the party into the next general election.And while he insisted now was […]

today15 May 2022

boris johnson

UK Elections 2022: 5 Takeaways As Tories Suffer ‘Shattering Night’

Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer and Ed Davey.1. Boris GONE-son?: Tories in troubleMake no bones about it, the Conservative Party has lost more than 400 seats and that is not good. For all the talk of a mid-term protest vote against the governing party, the Tories had already been duffed-up the last time the councils were contested four years ago, so hundreds more councillors going on a like-for-like basis should not […]

today6 May 2022

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Tory Blame Game Begins As Party Slumps Behind Labour In Scotland

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross A Tory blame game has erupted in Scotland after the party suffered a disastrous night in the local elections.The Conservatives lost councillors across the country as they dropped to third place behind Labour and the SNP.Allies of Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross blamed the partygate scandal at Westminster and Boris Johnson’s unpopularity north of the border for the dramatic downturn in the party’s fortunes.But others said […]

today6 May 2022


Tory Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Boy Finally Quits As MP

Imran Ahmad Khan was elected in 2019A Conservative MP who was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy has resigned from parliament.Imran Ahmad Khan, who was elected MP for Wakefield, west Yorkshire, in 2019, was convicted at Southwark Crown Court three weeks ago.Jurors heard how he forced the teenager to drink gin and tonic, dragged him upstairs, pushed him on to a bed and asked him to watch pornography […]

today3 May 2022