Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has started but it’s more of the same as we saw with his recent predecessors. Only three weeks into the job and already the count of Cabinet Ministers embroiled in Ministerial Code breaches is also three.
New leadership was never going to be the solution to turn the tide on the rule-breaking and scandal that has become the hallmark of successive Tory PM’s Governments: we need a new party at the helm.
Following on from the sad passing of HM The Queen and the subsequent period of national mourning, the House of Commons sat again this week, with the cost-of-living crisis firmly at the top of Labour’s agenda.
Unfortunately, Liz Truss’ Government decided instead that now is the time for reckless borrowing and to lay out a mini budget transparent in its aim of benefiting the wealthiest.
Parliament has once again been thrust into chaos by another Tory psychodrama as the Prime Minister was ousted by his own MPs in one of the most astonishing weeks in British political history. The PM’s ignominious downfall was in the end quite fitting for the worst, most undignified PM our country has ever had.
The damage done and the legacy left by Johnson’s chaotic and corrupt premiership will endure for decades and our reputation around the world lies in tatters.