Two new resignations in the government of Boris Johnson

Two other members of the Government of conservative Boris Johnson –a Secretary of State and an assistant in the Ministry of Transport– presented their resignation on Wednesday, after the surprising resignations of Rishi Sunak as head of Economy and Sajid Javid as head of Health.

The Secretary of State for Children, the deputy Will Fifteenand the parliamentary assistant in the Ministry of Transport, the deputy Laura Trotannounced their resignations on Wednesday as they are dissatisfied with the scandals that have affected the head of government.

The Conservative Prime Minister is plunged into its deepest crisis since winning the general election in 2019.

Objective: “Tackling inflation”

The new British Chancellor of the Exchequer, nadhim zahawiassures that he accepted his position, after the political crisis triggered by the resignation of two “heavyweights” from the Government, because the Executive of Boris Johnson is determined to “comply” with the objective of stopping the rise in inflation.

In statements to SkyNewsZahawi – Minister of Education until Tuesday – assumes his new task because “the team that is in government today is the one that will fulfill, that will make a tax reduction for 30 million people.

Johnson submits this noon to the weekly scrutiny session in the House of Commonswhile opposition politicians ask the same conservative deputies to take measures to force Johnson out of the Government.

discontent among the Tories

The Conservative leader recently overcame a motion of censure within his party, but the vote revealed the 41% of parliamentarians dissatisfied Tories with his management and with the series of scandals that have affected the Prime Minister.

Among those scandals is that of the parties at the Downing Street residence during the pandemic or for trying to hide that he knew the background of the deputy Chris Pincher -former responsible for the discipline of the conservative parliamentary group- since he had been investigated in the past for sexual harassment of men.

The leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, Ed Davey has called on conservatives to do their “patriotic duty” and “get Boris Johnson out today”, despite the fact that the prime minister – according to commentators – has no intention of resigning.

According to the media, anti-Johnson conservative “rebels” want modify the rules of the powerful 1922 Committee – which brings together the deputies Tories no portfolio – in order to call a second motion of censure. Under current rules, Johnson cannot face another no-confidence motion for 12 months.

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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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