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Johnson to make statement today after resigning from government
... and a bruising appearance before a committee of senior lawmakers in Parliament . He still insisted on Wednesday that he wasn't going to resign. Johnson finally gave in on Thursday after some of his most loyal allies told him that the game was up. Keir Starmer , the leader of the opposition Labour Party , said it was good news for the country that Johnson had decided to resign, adding that it should have happened long ago. He was always unfit for office. Starmer said he was responsible for lies, ...
Updated: 07/07/2022
Boris Johnson clung to power after cabinet resignations
... minister's questions alone, three of Johnson 's MPs called for him to go. Birmingham MP Gary Sambrook accused the prime minister of playing down Chris Pincher's behaviour by telling MPs in the Commons tearoom that his victim was drunk. Labour leader Keir Starmer called Johnson 's remaining cabinet members the charge of the lightweight brigade, as he attacked him for appointing Pincher as deputy whip despite knowing that he behaved inappropriately to a junior colleague when he was a Foreign Office minister ...
Updated: 07/06/2022
‘Tory Party will not be fooled’
The Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said if they had a shred of integrity, they would have gone months ago. The Tory party is corrupted and changing one man won't make that. The Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said if they had a shred of integrity, they would have gone months ...
Updated: 07/06/2022
Boris Johnson’s critics take stock of resignation
... confidence of his party by a slim margin, but it will take around 32 MPs to switch side at some point in the coming months for his premiership to be over. Some Cabinet ministers loyal to Johnson have talked about battening down the hatches in hopes of Keir Starmer getting fined by Durham police within a few days, a cabinet source said. They believe it may be possible for Johnson to ride out the storm if attention is turned on to a leadership and ethics crisis in Labour . The situation feels unsustainable ...
Updated: 07/05/2022
Raab rejects UK’s abortion bill
... humility he intends to limp on until the 2030 s does the cabinet intend to prop him up for this long? Raab said that they want the prime minister to go on a lot longer than she wants the leader of the Labour party to go on. Rayner said she wanted Keir Starmer not to be the leader of the opposition, but the prime minister of this country, to be honest, couldn't come quick enough. Rayner added: Britain can't stomach this prime minister for another eight years. His backbenchers can't stomach him for another ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Keir Starmer’s team play down shadow cabinet’ message
Keir Starmer looked upbeat as he addressed reporters on Friday morning after the party's solid performance in Wakefield byelection.amoto. Keir Starmer looked upbeat as he addressed reporters on Friday morning after the party's solid performance in Wakefield ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
Johnson suffers defeat in England and Wales
... won in 2019 from Labour . Labour s widely expected victory in Wakefield, whose previous Conservative legislator resigned after he was convicted of sexual assault, is a boost to a party that has been out of office nationally since 2010. Labour leader Keir Starmer said it showed that the party is back on the side of working people, winning seats where we lost before, and ready for government.
Updated: 06/24/2022
Labour reclaims Wakefield from Conservatives
... voters that it was their chance to boot Boris out of Downing Street despite his victory only nibbling into the 75 seat majority Boris Johnson enjoyed before the polls closed on Thursday. But his victory has a symbolic value for the Labour leader, Keir Starmer , to show that the party is making progress in red wall seats won by the Conservatives in 2019. Starmer ordered the party to throw everything at Wakefield if Labour didn't win the seat back, because Starmer ordered the party to throw everything ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
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