Boris Johnson’s fightback fails to curb growing Tory revolt

It doesn't mean that the prime minister yet faces overwhelming opposition from his own side.

Britain armed police guard Downing Street ahead of Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaving number 10 in central London on Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022.

Boris Johnson is facing further calls to resign, as Tobias Ellwood became the latest Tory MP to say he wants to oust him from office. Social gatherings held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff while Britain was in lockdown represent a ‘serious failure’ to observe the standards expected of government, an investigation found Monday. (VX Photo/ Vudi Xhymshiti)

In one day, another trio of Tory MPs from different parts of the Conservative Party made the decision to add their names to the small number of their colleagues publicly saying that Boris Johnson’s time in office is up.

It doesn’t mean that the prime minister yet faces overwhelming opposition from his own side. — BBC

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