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Boris Johnson must go

April 12, 2022 4:14 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

We now have a criminal Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have both been fined for breaking Covid laws. Laws they wrote, and you followed.

While we made countless sacrifices to protect each other, they were partying in Downing Street. They think they're above the law.

Neither of them are fit to hold office. If Boris Johnson won't resign, Conservative MPs must sack the Prime Minister.

"Surely even Conservative MPs now can recognise that the prime minister and chancellor must go"

Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey says "this is a very serious moment for our country"https://t.co/zcFiHJprSK pic.twitter.com/r2iA5PLXBf

- BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) April 12, 2022

There's no blustering his way out of this one; Boris Johnson has broken the law and lied to Parliament and the country, and he must now go.

It is a kick in the teeth for everyone who has sacrificed so much during the pandemic, from those who weren't able to visit loved ones in hospital, to nurses left wearing binbags as PPE.

The country cannot have criminals and liars leading our Government, especially at a time of national and international crisis.

MPs must have the chance to hold the PM and Chancellor to account - which is why we're calling for Parliament to be recalled immediately for a vote of no confidence. And the Conservative Party must do their patriotic duty and kick these criminals out of Government, once and for all.