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 Your benefits will probably already have been withdrawn and it has resulted in misery.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.
I like Boris Johnson, his flowery language that makes us proud to be English and a powerful charisma among his fellow MP’s.
The thing is, MP’s are voting for the person rather than what is best for our country. Boris can be like a knife through butter in his dealings with his European counterparts, but what is his plan?
And then there is Jeremy Hunt, who can handle impertinent, repetitive television presenters and who has a plan.
He must be the choice of big businesses, as he understands how they think and he knows how they have to think six months ahead . These Conservative MP’s are thinking day-by-day and that is hardly a surprise. We are all sick of Brexit.
So, are MP’s seeking someone who can talk to anyone, or are they seeking someone who can help the UK’s economy?
If Mr Hunt comes second, maybe Boris can make him a second-in-command. and vice versa.
Jeremy Hunt, the UK Health Secretary, should be deposed for bigotry. It takes an intelligent man to make an election pledge then listen to the arguments. It takes a great man to then see insolvable problems and compromise.
The Conservatives, namely David Cameron and his old friend Nick Clegg (Liberal Democrat) have as a cornerstone of their beliefs that election promises must be fulfilled. That is a noble premise that we all want, but in the real light of day, there are longer term failings that may sink the NHS in ten years, long after these politicians have gone.
It all goes back to two young MP’s, one David Cameron and Nick Clegg, who were deemed not important enough by a senior Civil Servant to merit more than a shared cubbyhole office. At that moment they vowed to get rid of what they saw as useless Civil Servants when they themselves came into office. And so they did. They cut the safety net to the poor, low incomes and disabled people. Every service to the country had their services cut.
Junior Doctors are the most moral people in the country and unlike these politicians, they can see a consequence that they deem to be dangerous. They are best placed to know, not cowardly politicians who hide behind election pledges and general busyness. This is Jeremy Hunt’s field. Where is he?
Every person in the debate is passionate. Jeremy Hunt, the titular boss of Doctors should compromise. If he is a great man, he will do so. If he wants to compromise and is being muffled by David Cameron, then he should resign. David Cameron is not a dictator; he is an elected Prime Minister. So he has to go along with what most people feel. I, for one, would ask him please to listen more carefully to the Junior Doctors. I was appalled that there has not been a trial. The NHS has always, up to now, trialled any new idea. If it works, it is rolled out everywhere. There, that is a get-out clause for the government.