Sajid Javid calls on Boris Johnson to step down as prime minister
Sajid Javid calls on Boris J...
Subscribe to Newsletter

Sajid Javid calls on Boris Johnson to step down as prime minister

6 July 2022
2337
2 min.
7
Sajid Javid calls on Boris Johnson to step down as prime minister

Appeal to UK Prime Minister

Former UK health chief Sajid Javid on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign amid another scandal surrounding the head of government.

"It is unfair when colleagues in government go out to the media every morning and defend positions they do not share and do not support. It is unfair to Conservative Party members and voters who have a right to expect a better standard of conduct from the party they supported," Javid said, speaking in the House of Commons of the British Parliament. "I have come to the conclusion that the problem starts at the top. And I suppose it's not going to change there," he added.

The new scandal surrounding Johnson erupted last week when it was revealed that the deputy chief organiser of the ruling Conservative Party's "whip" in the British House of CommonsChristopher John Pincher, while intoxicated, harassed two men in a public establishment.

Against the backdrop of the incident, Pincher was forced to step down from his position. It emerged, however, that Johnson, who had previously appointed Pincher to senior party and government positions, was aware that he had already been the subject of a parliamentary harassment investigation in 2019.

In an interview with Sky News on Tuesday, Johnson apologised to voters for Pincher's appointments both the latest and previous ones. At the same time, the prime minister did not comment on media reports that he was aware of Pincher's inappropriate behaviour and even joked about it with his colleagues in government. Just after Johnson issued his apology, Javid and Finance Minister Rishi Sunak resigned.

Other members of the government later followed suit, with a number of Conservative MPs saying they had lost confidence in the prime minister. "Doing nothing is a strange decision," Javid warned the remaining ministers on Wednesday.

He expressed concern about how future generations will perceive the Conservative Party if it does not adhere to high standards of ethics. According to British political commentators, Johnson's position has weakened markedly in light of the scandal, which could force him to resign in the coming days.

Persons4 and Companies3 in the news

British politician
1 place
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
2 place
Chancellor of the Exchequer
3 place
Prime Minister of United Kingdom
4 place
Sky News
1 place
Section:
Source foto:
flickr.com
Rating companies
Instagram
18 Mention
ITV
12 Mention
Daily Mail
9 Mention
Labour Party
6 Mention
X (Twitter)
6 Mention
Channel 4
6 Mention
The Sun
6 Mention

ENGLAND NEWS


News GlobalEng.biz -this is the latest and most up-to-date information about the resonant events that have occurred in the region. The task of the resource's news feed is to convey to readers information about important events in business, politics, economics, healthcare, culture and other spheres of life in England with maximum accuracy and objectivity.
News GlobalEng.biz - this is coverage of the economic processes taking place in England, the latest news of public life, incidents and an overview of political events. English news is information about the activities of small and medium-sized businesses, the work of housing and communal services, the implementation of significant projects. The site's journalists describe not only the life of the region, but also talk about the current state of the English economy. Everything you need to know about innovations in the field of industry and agriculture, economy and government is collected in the "News" section on GlobalEng.biz.
News of England promptly informs the reader, shows the real picture and opens up topical topics. Communication with government structures and business gives us the opportunity to provide our readers with reliable, information-rich material.
The main page of the portal contains the key news of England!
Alena Potapova

Development Director
Population
8131532773
Died this year
27197179
Born this year
66909874