July 3, 2022

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Tories lose by-election: Lesson for British Conservatives

Status: 06/24/2022 09:28 am

Two by-elections, two defeats: Prime Minister Johnson’s British Conservatives lose two seats in the House of Commons. Dowden, the leader of the party, resigned. Elections are necessary after scandals involving MPs.

Defeat of the ruling Tories in Great Britain: The Conservatives suffered heavy defeats in two by-elections to the British House of Commons. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party lost to the Liberal Democrats in the Dverton and Honeydon constituencies in south-west England, and to the Labor Party in the by-elections in Wakefield in the north of England. The defeat at Diverton and Honidon is particularly painful: the Conservatives have held the constituency for more than 100 years.

As a result of the defeat, party leader Oliver Dow resigned. “Someone must be held accountable,” he wrote in his resignation letter to Prime Minister Johnson. In this situation I have come to the conclusion that it is not right to continue in office.

Against Johnson’s resignation

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The prime minister, who is currently in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, for the Commonwealth Heads of Government and Government Summit, had already rejected the resignation and even described it as “crazy”. The increase in the cost of living was the main reason for the failure. “As a government I think I need to listen to what people have to say, especially when it comes to the difficulties people face in the cost of living. That is the biggest issue,” Johnson told reporters.

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Labor leader Khair Stormer described the end of the Wakefield by-election as a sign that his party could win the next national election in 2024. “Wakefield has shown that the country has lost faith in the Tories,” Stormer said. “The result is a clear verdict for a conservative party that lacks energy and ideas.”

By-elections are necessary after corruption

Diverton and Honeydon needed by-elections because MP Neil Parish withdrew in April following his complaint. Saw pornography on mobile phone in Parliament To. The Wakefield by-election was held following the withdrawal of MP Imran Ahmed Khan in a case of sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy. The Tories had already lost a by-election in December in the North Shropshire constituency, which is considered a Conservative stronghold.