Boris Johnson wants to remain in power  by the middle of the 2030s

Boris Johnson wants to remain in power  by the middle of the 2030s

Boris Johnson wants to remain in power  by the middle of the 2030s

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  •  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated on Saturday that he intends to stay in office until the middle of the next decade
  • Johnson is being looked into for purposefully misleading parliament; just this month,
  • Two parliamentary by-elections were held to replace previous Conservative members who were forced to resign
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Despite calls for him to resign, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated on Saturday that he intends to stay in office until the middle of the next decade, which would make him the nation’s longest-serving leader in 200 years.

Johnson is being looked into for purposefully misleading parliament; just this month, he survived a vote of confidence by Conservative legislators in which 41% of his parliamentary colleagues voted to remove him.

Two parliamentary by-elections held to replace previous Conservative members who were forced to resign—one after being found guilty of sexual assault and the other after being caught watching porn in the House of Commons—were lost by Conservative candidates.

The by-election losses indicate that, in the wake of a controversy involving illicit parties held in Downing Street during coronavirus lockdowns, Johnson’s broad popular appeal, which helped him secure a sizable parliamentary majority in December 2019, may be eroding.

According to party rules, Conservative legislators cannot openly challenge Johnson for another year, but a string of senior ministers’ resignations or widespread dissatisfaction might render his position untenable.

With inflation at a 40-year high, Britain is also experiencing its worst crisis in terms of cost of living in decades.

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Michael Howard, a former party leader, declared on Friday that Johnson should step down, while Oliver Dowden, the chairman of the Conservative Party, resigned following the by-election defeats.

To eliminate economic inequalities across regions and make improvements to Britain’s legal and immigration systems, Johnson said he intended to run for a third term and remain prime minister until the middle of the 2030s.

“Right now, I’m actively considering the third term and what might occur then. But when I do, I’ll give it a review “On the last day of his visit for a Commonwealth summit, Johnson told reporters in Rwanda.

Johnson responded, “About the third term… this is the mid-2030s,” when asked to clarify what he meant.

Johnson would need to win a third election by 2029 in order to call the next general election in Britain by December 2024.

The longest serving British prime minister since Robert Banks Jenkinson, the Earl of Liverpool, who served from 1812 to 1827, would surpass Margaret Thatcher’s record if he were to remain in office into early 2031.

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