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The former prime minister will be the Conservative Party’s only hope if it suffers defeat in local elections, Nadine Dorries said.

An electoral humiliation in May could see former UK prime minister Boris Johnson return to office by next Christmas, ex-culture secretary Nadine Dorries has told the Express. Dorries remained one of Johnson’s staunchest supporters even after he was ousted from Downing Street in July.

“I think there is a chance if the polls keep sliding by this time next year we will see Boris Johnson back in Downing Street,” Dorries told the British newspaper on Monday

Dorries reasoned that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s low popularity, coupled with the prospect of defeat in local elections in May, will make Conservative MPs realize that they owe their political careers to Johnson, who in 2019 steered the party to its largest majority since 1987 under Margaret Thatcher.

“Many of the ­people who were anti-Boris realize they are nothing without their seat,” she continued. “They have no voice, no one is interested in what they will have to say, not even down at the job center.”

Johnson resigned in July following months of scandals centering around the breaching of his own coronavirus lockdown rules. While a wave of resignations within his own cabinet helped push Johnson out, his replacements – Liz Truss followed by Rishi Sunak – did little to resurrect the party’s popularity with voters.

According to a recent poll, the Conservatives would lose almost 300 seats if a general election were held immediately, and the Labour Party would storm to a 314-seat majority. According to the poll, Sunak would not just lose the premiership, but forfeit his own Yorkshire constituency.

The upcoming local elections will not directly threaten Sunak’s grip on power, but will serve as a barometer of public opinion on his government. A resounding defeat will likely embolden Labour to call for a general election before the scheduled date of January 2025. Labour leader Keir Starmer demanded a general election in October following Truss’s resignation.

“I think the local elections in May are going to be absolutely difficult for us but Rishi won’t walk,” Dorries told the Express.

Dorries backed Johnson throughout the ‘Partygate’ scandal and accused Sunak and other key Tories of orchestrating a “coup” to remove him from office. Since stepping down following the appointment of Truss in September, Dorries has been working on a book about Johnson’s “downfall,” and is expected to be named on Johnson’s resignation honors list and awarded a peerage.

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  1. Off to buy a fresh head of lettuce…!
    Nigel Farage joked that #10 Downing Street was having a revolving door installed…
    If there is ANY cognitive thought processes that have NOT been ‘vaccinated’, the Farage and the UKIP Party need to be voted into office on a snap election!

  2. This abject idiot had such an amazing opportunity to do something truly historic; to save Britain from its own economic, cultural and demographic implosion. With the overwhelming majority vote he received, and all the support he had at the time, he could’ve well and truly been the next Churchill.

    Instead he threw in his lot with the WEF globalists, effectively neutralised Brexit by flinging open England’s borders, jumped on the pandemic bandwagon and started waffling on about “building back better in a more feminine way,” when he wasn’t rescuing Grandpa Biden from brain-farting in front of the cameras. Just another stooge.

    And we’re supposed to believe the backlash against him was over some stupid office party during lockdown?! LOL, piss right off International media 😆🖕

    No one wants you back Borris, you’re an utter clown. Just not the funny kind.

  3. Boris the Boffin; specialising in throwing Covid Parties, dinner plates at partners, and grandiose delusions of self-importance!
    What an embarrassment to the British People…just like Bisen, Klinton, Obumu and the Sherff-Bush Die-nasty was to the Americans!
    He was rumoured to be a cousin to HM The Queen…?
    From Eton to Oxford to Cambridge…then on to Parliament for 30+ years…followed by a Masonic retirement courtesy of the British Taxpayer who most likely is now living in adject poverty nowadays.
    Rishi Sunak (sounds like either a Vulcan or Romulan Ambassador…probably the latter…) has far more money than does the Royal Family.
    This brings him in line with the Rothschild motto; “I care not who runs Great Britain, for it is I who controls the purse strings and thus the nation itself!”
    Vote for the UKIP Party and Nigel Farage, in coalition with George Galloway, who smoked a U.S. Senate hearing with regards to money for food in Iraq.

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