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Will Johnson struggle to get enough cabinet members?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I see Sir Alan Duncan has resigned over the prospect of Bozo becoming PM, adding his name to other ministers who don't want to be tarnished by serving in a Johnson government. It would be unwise for Johnson to appoint Michael Elphicke, now he's been charged with sexual offenses.

    It's all looking good for those of us who are hoping for an early GE and to see the back of this incompetent rabble at the earliest opportunity.

    Maybe Brexit can be reversed after all?
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  2. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Small point - it's Charlie Elphicke!

    You're thinking of this chap (who would have made a better MP than the one representing Dover,IMHO!)

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  3. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    Of course he won't have a problem. The self serving trough feeders will be queueing up! :mad:
  4. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I wondered if anyone was awake in this heat.
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  5. lunarita

    lunarita Senior commenter

    There will be any number of Tories willing to take a post at the top table.

    A different question altogether is whether he will be able to fine enough quality, competent ministers, but we've got used to the lack of those now.
  6. jubilee

    jubilee Star commenter

    If he cannot retain enough MPs with experience, his administration will be beset with too many new ministers finding their feet. It does not bode well for Boris as he famously relies on other people to do the work whilst he grabs the glory and the photo opportunities.
    sodalime likes this.
  7. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    What's the betting he has to offer that idiot Graying a job?
  8. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Relevant Tweet:
    UPDATE: Conservative whips confirm to me that Charlie Elphicke is now suspended again from the party, following the news that he faces 3 charges of sexual assault. Several, including
    argue he should never have been allowed back in.
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    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    What's the current state of the Tory majority? With Elphicke's little local difficulty, and a likely crushing defeat in Brecon & Radnor, am I right in saying it is down to 2 INCLUDING the 10 DUP MPs, and surely there must be a number of Tories poised to jump ship to the Lib Dems or to stand as Independents rather than help BoJo usher through a no-Deal Brexit?
    emerald52 likes this.
  10. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

    He could be a record breaking prime minister.

    He looks like possibly being on track to break the record for the shortest term of office in the history of the UK
  11. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    The cabinet will feature such brilliant people like Drunken-Smith, that vile Patel woman, fellow adulterer Truss and "banzai" Williamson and other nutty luminaries.

    Perhaps he'll bring Cameron back.
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  12. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Since he is too lazy to do the job properly and it will fall to others to do all the graft - makes you wonder what the point of him is.

    ...and if the going gets tough...he will be off.

    He just wants the glory - he should never have been given this opportunity (especially now).
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  13. sodalime

    sodalime Star commenter


    I wonder if they will come thicker and faster for Johnson.
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  14. sodalime

    sodalime Star commenter

    I reckon he will manage to get enough, but keeping them could prove much harder.
  15. chelsea2

    chelsea2 Star commenter

    Now, who does this remind you of......????
  16. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    It's going to be fantastic.

    Climate breakdown, Brexit breakdown, Boris breakdown...

    We won't see times like these again.
  17. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    It's going to be awful - and nationally very embarrassing.

    How much damage will he manage to do - who knows.

    This should not have happened.
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  18. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Very unlikely. As his deputy, Michael Ellis, said last week - Chris Grayling's record speaks for itself. :(

    Some wag has calculated that the country could save £3 billion if BoJo gets rid of Grayling. He probably won't even have enough sense to resign before being sacked like all the others.

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