Friday, January 28

Aftenposten believes: Boris Johnson greatly weakened as prime minister

Liberal Democrat Helen Morgan won a seat the Conservatives have controlled for nearly 200 years. This exacerbates Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s crisis.

Irregular party in 10 Downing Street pours the cup full.

The British elect their parliamentarians in one-man constituencies. Every year, by-elections must be held in some of them, because the person who sat in parliament dies or has to give up his seat for other reasons.

This year, six such by-elections were held. In three of them, a candidate from the same party as the resigned one won. The Conservative Party won one seat from Labor in May, but has since lost two to the Liberal Democrats.

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