Local elections were called to select a replacement for Conservative MP Owen Paterson, who had resigned from his seat in the British Parliament, after it was revealed that he had used that position to lobby for companies that had He was paid for his services.
The Patterson case directly affected Johnson as the president initially tried to avoid harsh parliamentary scrutiny, but angry reactions from the rest of the legislators, including many of his co-religionists, forced him to back down.
Subsequent revelations after lawmakers collected pay for overtime, in some cases without declaring it, and revelations that Downing Street employees held Christmas parties in complete quarantine last year also undermined the ruler’s popularity. , who lags behind the leader. Keir starrer in the polls.
The lid on the knob was put on by a rebellion of 98 conservative legislators, who this week voted against the government’s decision to require vaccination certificates at the entrance of nightclubs and mass shows as part of measures to stop the spread of the variant Omicron. was as part. ,
The resolution eventually defeated parliamentary scrutiny, but thanks in large part to the support of the Labor Party, which Starmer took advantage of to publicly question Johnson’s leadership.
Following Thursday’s defeat in North Shropshire, it has been speculated that some of the prime minister’s co-religionists in parliament may promote a no-confidence motion, which, if successful, forced him to resign as head of the party and nation. will do it.
The arrival of the Omicron version of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus also gave Johnson a no-brainer, who was forced to re-establish several social restrictions to try to stem a new wave of the pandemic on the National Health Service Was already tired enough for now yes.
Among the measures are the mandatory use of masks in public transport, banks, shops and other closed places, telecommunications and not so popular vaccination passports.
The government opted to pursue the application of a booster dose to all adults already fully vaccinated, after learning that the micron, in addition to being more permeable than any other type, has two of the recommended so far. May fall out of protection offered by injections.
Despite this, the positive cases of Covid-19 rose to over 93 thousand in the last three days, the highest figure in the entire pandemic, so it cannot be ruled out that the authorities were forced to impose a new lockdown. is done. beginning of years.
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