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Boris Johnson’s Ethics Chief Quit After PM Proposed ‘Deliberate’ Breach Of Rules

Boris Johnson’s former ethics adviser has accused the prime minister of considering a “deliberate and purposeful” breach of the ministerial code.Lord Geidt dramatically quit on Wednesday evening but his letter of resignation was not published until late this morning.In his letter to the prime minister, Geidt said he had been put in “an impossible and odious position”.The ministerial code is the set of rules and principles which govern the standards of […]

today16 June 2022

boris johnson

Analysis: Lord Geidt’s Resignation Shows Johnson Can’t ‘Move On’ From Partygate

Boris Johnson during PMQs yesterday.Government ministers love to tell us that it’s time to “move on” from partygate.Dominic Raab was at it again this morning, insisting that despite going through a “difficult patch”, Boris Johnson’s administration is “getting on with the job”.But unfortunately for the prime minister, just saying it doesn’t make it so, especially when events continually conspire to put the scandal of Downing Street lockdown breach back on […]

today16 June 2022 1

boris johnson

Minister Insists No Tories In His Seat Have Criticised Boris Johnson And People Are Sceptical

Prime Minister Boris Johnson during his speech at Blackpool and The Fylde College in Blackpool, Lancashire where he announced new measures to potentially help millions onto the property ladder. Picture date: Thursday June 9, 2022.A cabinet minister has been ridiculed after he claimed no Conservatives in his constituency are critical of Boris Johnson.Brandon Lewis said Tories in Great Yarmouth are “in full support” of the prime minister, despite 148 of […]

today12 June 2022 1

Andrew Marr

Government Adviser Who Criticised Boris Johnson For ‘Bashing On’ Is Forced Out

.A Conservative peer advising Liz Truss in the Foreign Office has been forced to resign after a scathing attack on Boris Johnson. Former City banker and Brexiteer Baroness Helena Morrissey, the lead non-executive director of the department, has quit after suggesting the prime minister should step down as he is “in the wrong job”.It’s the latest fall-out from the partygate scandal, and follows Johnson surviving a confidence vote despite 148 Tory […]

today8 June 2022

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Partygate Scandal Was ‘Disappointing’, Says Patrick Vallance

Patrick Vallance has said it was “disappointing” Boris Johnson and others in Downing Street did not stick to their own Covid rules.Speaking to ITV News on Tuesday, the government’s chief scientific adviser was asked about the partygate scandal.“It was really important at all stages that everyone stuck to the rules, there’s no question about that,” he said.“It only works when people stick to them and it’s very disappointing that wasn’t […]

today7 June 2022

boris johnson

William Hague Urges Boris Johnson To Quit After Suffering ‘Worst Possible Result’

William Hague said he would have regarded his position as "completely untenable" if more than a third of his party had moved against him.William Hague has said Boris Johnson must now quit as Tory leader after the vote on his leadership delivered the “worst possible result” for the Conservative party.The former Tory leader said that while Johnson had technically won the vote, the damage done to his premiership was “severe” […]

today7 June 2022

boris johnson

Boris Johnson’s Anti-Corruption Tsar Quits And Says Prime Minister Must Resign

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a press conference in Downing StreetThe prime minister’s anti-corruption tsar has quit and said Boris Johnson must resign for breaking the ministerial code.Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose said the PM had failed to acknowledge clear criticism of his leadership in Sue Gray’s report into the partygate scandal.He said that as a result, it was “pretty clear” that Johnson had broken the ministerial code.Penrose said the PM […]

today6 June 2022

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Analysis: Tonight’s Confidence Vote Will Not ‘Draw A Line’ Under The Tory Civil War

Boris Johnson is now at the mercy of his own MPsBoris Johnson, we are told by a Number 10 spokesperson, “welcomes the opportunity to make his case to MPs” ahead of tonight’s vote of no confidence in his leadership.We can chalk that up as another lie to come out of Downing Street.No prime minister, least of all one who craves popularity as much as this one, welcomes a make-or-break vote […]

today6 June 2022

boris johnson

‘A Culture Of Casual Law-Breaking’: Former Minister Blasts Boris Johnson Over Partygate

Jesse Norman was a minister until last SeptemberA former minister has blasted the “culture of casual law-breaking” inside Number 10 as he became the latest senior Tory MP to call on Boris Johnson to quit.In a devastating letter to the prime minister, Jesse Norman said it was “grotesque” that the PM has claimed to have been “vindicated” by Sue Gray’s report into the partygate affair.Norman, who was a Treasury minister […]

today6 June 2022

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