Boris Johnson is already suggesting who will be in his Cabinet. This takes his promotion for granted and Conservative members like to vote as individuals.
Ian Duncan Smith has presided over the appalling cut in benefits that is Universal Credit. Oh and you have to wait six weeks to receive any money. Your benefits will probably already have been withdrawn and it has resulted in misery. People have been evicted as they can’t pay their rent. Mental health problems will have soared. Where is the credit in that ? And I had no idea why Priti Patel was sacked from the government in 2017. Giving money to the Israeli Army? Two years is not enough time to absolve her actions.
I don’t think that Jeremy Hunt has talked about MP’s in his Cabinet. He has acted in a brilliant way about the problems with our ships being taken in the Strait of Hormusz. But he has probably been overruled by the Navy. We did after all take a British-flagged ship earlier in the week on the assumption that it was headed from Gibraltar to Syria. Where is the proof? It should not be a secret as these men are contesting a battle to be Prime Minister. WMD or lack thereof taxed; no more of that.
And poor Phillip Hammond, who has been so much in the News, threatens to leave, amongst others if Boris becomes Prime Minister.
In my opinion, Boris would be unable to cope with lots of things going wrong at the same time. It is said that you can’t fight on more than one major life’s upsets at the same time. Boris must be upset after his relationship split. He was betrayed by left-wing neighbours? No-one else in the appartment block heard anything. MP’s of all hues should look at their neighbours.
Jeremy Hunt has a calm level-headed approach to Prime Minister. Maybe it is all too late.
Best wishes to the members of the Conservative Party who have voted or who are still to vote.
And lastly, has Theresa May started the process of giving NHS, teachers and police the pay rise they so richly deserve? If it is not done now, a future government will take credit for it.