• Boris Johnson forced MPs to show up in parliament to make it look like his support is more solid than it is, sources claim

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Boris Johnson at a press conference at 10 Downing Street on December 8, 2021. Adrian Dennis-WPA Pool/Getty Images
    Conservative MPs were ordered to attend parliament to vote on an unremarkable piece of UK legislation.

    But after attending prime minister's questions, the order was dropped - leading some to suspect it was a ruse.
    Some MPs told Insider it left them feeling used.
    Some of Boris Johnson's own MPs told Insider they were "dragged" into parliament today in a ruse to make it look like the UK prime minister is in full command of his party when in fact his grip over them is slipping...
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