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Conservative MP defects, says BoJo ‘incapable' of leading

3 monthes ago   |   By RT

Tory MP Christian Wakeford has defected to the Labour Party, claiming the UK government is “out of touch”
Christian Wakeford, the MP for Bury South, condemned Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership on Wednesday as he announced he was defecting from the Conservative Party to the opposition Labour Party.
“I have concluded that the policies of the Conservative government that you lead are doing nothing to help the people of my constituency and indeed are only making the struggles they face on a daily basis worse,” Wakeford said in his letter to the prime minister.
In a direct attack on...
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Conservative MP defects to Labour as calls grow for Boris Johnson's resignation

Conservative MP defects to Labour as calls grow for Boris Johnson's resignation

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Adrian Dennis/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
Conservative MP Christian Wakeford dramatically defected from the Conservatives to Labour.
The MP said Johnson had not shown the leadership "this country deserves."
It places Boris Johnson's leadership in even deeper peril.
Conservative MP Christian Wakeford defected to the opposition Labour Party after calling on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign. The dramatic announcement came minutes before Johnson was due to be grilled by members of parliament during Prime Minister's Questions as calls continue to...
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