Sue Gray’s report is expected to fall next week – but it may not be enough to oust Boris Johnson. The Prime Minister may survive this fatal mistake, but there is another one to come
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Boris Johnson has been dubbed a ‘fatty piglet’ by David Cameron for slipping through the fingers of the disaster.
And for all the piggies the Prime Minister has been telling, it looks like he’s slipping out of trouble again.
Unless Sue Gray’s report tells us something devastating that we don’t already know, Tory MPs are unlikely to force Mr Johnson to resign.
But that will not be the end.
Police will be wondering why they only gave Boris Johnson two Covid questionnaires as he attended six parties.
They are asked why so many junior staff have been fined for parties they were ordered to while the PM only received one.
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The whole unsavory affair may have fattened the piglet, but it has lost its shine.
Mr Johnson could lose Wakefield to Labor and Honiton and Tiverton to the Lib Dems in upcoming by-elections.
The people who fret most about Partygate are traditional conservative supporters.
They tell Tory MPs on their doorstep they will never vote Conservative again as long as Mr Johnson remains leader.
That means Tory MPs in seats facing Lib Dem will lose them. And the cost of living crisis will see the Red Wall crumble.
MPs held their noses in support of Mr Johnson for being a vote-winner.
They will drop him if he becomes a loser.
Partygate is not allowed to shut down the PM. But Mr. Johnson never learns.
He may survive this fatal mistake, but there’s another one to come.
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breach of trust
Today we report on claims that the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for more than 1,000 preventable deaths.
That’s a monstrous number, and it won’t get any less once it’s collapsed.
We reveal that between 2017 and 2021 2,536 mentally ill people died, between 2012 and 2019 there were 481 unexpected deaths – and so the horror continues.
And behind those statistics are people who had more lives to live and bereaved families robbed of loved ones.
Activists want the trust dissolved and replaced.
It is now up to Health Secretary Sajid Javid to decide if that is the only course of action left.
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