Boris Johnson will resign as a Conservative leader on Thursday, but Tory lawmakers say he has to go now, pushing him to serve as prime minister until the fall. Encourage the repulsion of.
Johnson resigned after an extraordinary conflict with his cabinet. This ended afterhis new prime minister, Nadim Zahawi, told him to resignby that time, a series of more than 50 ministers quoting him out. Mishandling of scandals and ethical failures. A spokesman for
No 10 said, "The Prime Minister will issue a statement to the country today."
It is understood that Johnson spoke to the Queen to convey his plans. However, his push to retain the prime minister until the fall during theconservative leadershipcontest has caused anger among the MPs.
Business secretary Kwasi Kwaten said the party needed "a new leader as soon as possible."
"A person who can start a new, wise and consistent economic approach to rebuilding trust, healing the country and helping families," he added.
Others suggested that Johnson should quit soon and sought the leaders of caretakers such as Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab and Johnson's predecessor Theresa May.
Backbencher Simon Hoare said: The party lost confidence because of the Prime Minister's * reasons *. It's beyond credibility that Johnson can stay in the job even with a protem. It's a new constitutional territory, but having to go means going.
Former Minister Nick Gibb also said the prime minister had to resign. "After losing so many ministers, he lost the trust and authority he needed to continue," he said.
George Freeman, who resigned from the Minister of Science on Thursday morning, agreed: Now the Prime Minister has finally done the decent things he needs to hand over the seal of duty, apologized to His Majesty, allowed the minister to appoint a caretaker who can serve, and the Conservatives properly appoint new leaders. I made it possible to choose.
The two former ministers also said it would be impossible for Johnson to stay until the fall. Some say: Rab should take over. "We can have a caretaker prime minister because he has to hand over the seal of the office today," said another.
His exit follows a three-year scandal, including anger at handling allegations of harassment against his deputy leader, Pincher. Fines for blockade parties on Downing Street; Attempts to change the standard system. Accusations of violations of international law
The rebellion began on Tuesday night, withSajid Javid and Rishi Sunakresigning as Minister of Health and Prime Minister, respectively.
Johnson faces the prospect of a second vote of no confidence shortly next week, and the rules are changed after an election is held for executives of the Backbench 1922 Committee, which is scheduled to be held on Monday. There is a possibility that
The last straw for Johnson appeared to be the loss of Zahawi's public support. Wednesday night, No 10 explained that the new Prime Minister was participating in launching a joint economic program with Johnson next week, and No 10 confirmed that Zahawi was still ready to work with him.
But on Thursday morning, Zahawi issued an open letter saying that he had "broken heart" that he had not heard his advice that Johnson had to resign as a friend for more than 30 years.
"Prime Minister: This is not sustainable, it only gets worse. For you, for the Conservatives, and most importantly for the whole country. You have to do the right thing and go now. "He said, but he couldn't resign.
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Michelle Donelan, appointed Minister of Education, resigned this week again, saying the Cabinet needs to force Johnson's hand.
She is a North Irish secretary who resigned Thursday morning. Following Brandon Lewis.
Lewis said: Responsible governments rely on integrity, integrity and mutual respect. These values are upheld. It's a matter of personal deep regret that I have to quit the government because I no longer believe it is. "
Labor Party leader Kiel Starmer has left Johnson. He said it was correct, but accused ministers of being part of his administration.
"The resignation of Boris Johnson is good news for the country," he said. "But that must have happened long ago. He's not always worthy of a position.
" He's responsible for lies, scandals, and fraud on an industrial scale. And he's been collusion. Everyone should be completely ashamed. "