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Fṛm ɖ Gardịn │ Reckless, Trumpian leadership is losing Johnson allies. It should lose him his job

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Reclis, Trumpịn līdrśp z luzñ Jonsn alîz. It śd lūz him hiz job

(Transcription of a Guardian article of 4 February 2022)

Ɖ reẓgneśnz v Mnira Mrza n uɖr eidz śd galṿnîz Tori MPz t d ẃt ɖe mst nǎ d

Martin Kettle

Martin Cetl, Frîde 4 Febrri 2022

In raitñ abt poḷtics y cn îɖr trî t xplen ẃt y ʈnc z haṗnñ or y cn se ẃt y ʈnc śd hapn. Rît nǎ, ɖr z a cmplit cnvrjns btwn ɖ tū. Boris Jonsn’z premịrśp z on ɖ slîd, irivrsbli so. Ɖ qsćn z nt ẃɖr Jonsn wl g. It z ẃn n hǎ – n ẃt wl cm aftr.

Simlteńsli it z incrisñli plen ɖt Jonsn śd g. Sm tec ɖs vy fr parṭzan rīznz or bcz Jonsn’z prṣnaḷti apōlz ɖm. Fer inuf. Bt ɖt’s nt mî arğmnt hir. Ɖr z olso an xtrimli pǎrfl Cnsrṿtiv ces agnst him rmenñ. In ɖ end, ɖs wl b dsîsiv, bcz h wl g onli f it z in ɖ Tori parti’z inṭrest; nwn els’z.

Hvr ɖ mn rīzn ẃ Jonsn śd dpart z nǎ moṛl, sstemic n guvnmntl, rɖr ɖn p’liticl. Hiz incrisñli reclis, n īvn Trumpịn, rspons t it hz nǎ léd t ɖ reẓgneśn v Mnira Mrza, Nu 10’z poḷsićīf, hu dscrîbd a rīsnt atac on Cir Starmr az bynd “ɖ norml cut n ʈrust v poḷtics”. It’s abt ɖ we ɖ cuṛnt crîsis śoz hǎ h siz hiz job, n abt ɖ we h dz it. H siz himslf az abv ɖ sistm. H śd nt. Hiz aproć canot cǒixist fr mć longr wɖ biyñ a prîm̦inistr v a stebl n hlʈi parḷmntri dmocṛsi. Ɖr z tù mć at stec.

Mć hz bn sd ɖs wīc abt hǎ ɖ denjrz t Jonsn’z pziśn me hv liftd a litl. Ɖt me b tru in ɖ śort run, olɖo evri tîm enwn sz ɖs a ny denjr pops p. In ɖ longr trm, ɖ denjr z az gret az evr. Ɖ simpl bt pṛfǎnd truʈ z ɖt ɖ lw z abv Jonsn, nt ɖ uɖr we arnd. Az Cir Starmr hintd ɖs wīc, ɖ p’līs invstgeśn me yt end in ɖ cnvix́n v a prîm̦inistr, an ivnt wɖt modn presidnt.

It z clir ɖt Jonsn wd trî t bruś ɖt asd. H apirz redi t argy ɖt a fixt-penlti notis fr a brīć v locdǎn rūlz wd no mor cōl hiz pziśn az prîm̦inistr intu qsćn ɖn a parcñfain. Bt ɖ Tori parti z olmst srtnli nt so far gn ɖt it wd pmit ɖs. Tbays Elẉd’z wrdz ɖs wīc – “W’r betr ɖn ɖs” – wd bcm ɖ raliyñcrî, n rîtli so.

Jonsn z blînd t rūlz n dsmisiv v ɖm. Bt h z olso mor dīvịs abt ẃ ɖe śd nt aplî t him ɖn z smtmz unḍstd. Ɖs z funḍmnṭli bcz h siz himslf az an ōtoṇṃs indivijl unbrdnd bî ɖ obḷgeśnz or cnvnśnz ɖt uɖrz uphold. It mīnz h b’livz rūlz d nt matr, n it mīnz ɖt in guvnmnt h z nt ɖ frst amñ īqlz, az ɖ consttyśnl orʈ̇doxi wd hv it, bt vri mć ɖ frst abv sbordiṇts.

Ɖs z ẃ h hz cnstructd hiz guvnmnt ɖ we h hz, wɖ a cabiṇt cmpozd mnli v sic̣fants n secnd-ordr ministrz; wɖ a sntṛlîzd Nu 10 oṗreśn ɖt ovŗîdz dpartmnts n unḍmainz ɖer īʈos; n wɖ sīńr sivl srvnts, lîc ministrz, tù ofn ćozn fr ɖer defṛns t ɖ man at ɖ sntr rɖr ɖn fr ɖer redinis t argy a ces.

It z olso ẃ Jonsn guvnz nt ʈru hiz cntrol v Ẃîthōl or ɖ Hǎs v Comnz bt ʈru ɖ Nu 10 mīdia oṗreśn. It z ẃ h spendz so mć tîm mcñ foto-oṗtyṇti vizits t hospitlz n cnstrux́nsaits acumṗnid bî hiz sīmñli botmlis dresñ-up box. It z ẃ h bilt ɖ pres-brīfñ swìt in Dǎnñ Strīt. It z ẃ h flù t Kyiv on Tyzde. It z ẃ, in Jecb Rīz-Mog’z hîli rvilñ clem, guvnmnt in ɖ Jonsn ira z mor preẓdnśl ɖn parḷmntri.

Jonsn’z attyd t ɖ miṇstirịl cód ofrz an xampl v ɖs aproć. Starmr asct Jonsn last wīc f ɖ cód aplaid t him. Jonsn rplaid ɖt it dd. Bt ɖr z a gd ces fr sspctñ Jonsn riyli b’livz uɖ̇wz. In ɖ cód, ministrz r subjict t ɖ rūlz, bt ɖ prîm̦inistr himslf z ɖ cód’z arbitr n gardịn. It z h, n h alon, hu dsîdz f ɖr hz bn a brīć.

Jonsn nz ɖs. It z hǎ h ovŗoud hiz standdz’dvîzr in ɖ Priti Ptel bŭliyñces. It z olso ɖ ces h wd mc f Su Gre wr cnvinst in hr fînl rport ɖt h hd laid t parḷmnt. Ɖ īʈos v ɖ cód undǎtidli mīnz ɖt a prîm̦inistr śd rzîn fr layñ. Bt ɖ letr v ɖ cód gvz a prîm̦inistr ɖ riglrūm t clem t b ɖ juj in ɖer ǒn ces.

Ol v ɖs z at wn wɖ ɖ we Jonsn cnducts himslf az ɖ hed v guvnmnt. Consttyśṇli, h oz ɖ prîm̦inistrśp t ɖ s’port v parḷmnt (ẃć z ẃ MPz cn n wl in ɖ end ʈro him ǎt). Bt Jonsn siz ɖ 2019 ilex́nvicṭri az a prsnl mandet ɖt bîpasz MPz. Ɖs z ẃ Rīz-Mog n uɖrz hv clemd ɖt ɖr wd hv t b a jenṛl ilex́n f ɖ Tōriz ćouz ɖmslvz a ny līdr. It z cmplitli untru, bt it z hǎ Jonsn ʈncs v it.

Smʈñ similr srfist agn in Jonsn’z rvilñ rspons t Gre’z inṭrim rport ɖs wīc. In ɖ fes v Gre’z fîndñ v “fełrz v līdrśp n jujmnt”, Jonsn anǎnst ɖt “I gt it n I wl fix it.” Bt h dz’nt n h w’nt. Bīfñ p ɖ Nu 10 oṗreśn n sntṛlîzñ guvnmnt arnd himslf īvn mor frmli r ɖ oṗzit v ẃt h nīdz t d.

Ɖs wīc’s “leṿlñ p” ẃît pepr pṛvîdd an xampl v anɖr sstemic felñ in Jonsn’z soḷpsistic aproć t guvnmnt. Mc no mstec, leṿlñ-up z n cd b a big îdīa. Ptnṣ́li it z az big an îdīa az Brexit in its importns t sstenñ ɖ ilectṛl ri’lînmnt ɖt Jonsn aćivd in 2019.

Bt ɖ ẃît pepr śoz ɖt leṿlñ-up z stl mor v a frêz ɖn a poḷsi, rɖr az Brexit olso wz. Ɖ planz d nt cm clos t adresñ ɖ scel n intric̣si v ɖ probḷmz involvd in ɖ neśn’z iniqoḷtiz n unīvn oṗtyṇtiz. Wɖt ny muni, amd larj dosz v Ʈatć̣rît Tori scepṭsizm on ɖ bacbnćz, n hamprd bî Jonsn’z prefṛns fr pforṃtiv rɖr ɖn ifctiv preẓdnṣ́lizm, it wl nt d ɖ job îɖr ic̣nomicli or p’liticli.

Jonsn oz hiz prîm̦inistrśp t runñ agnst Britn’z guṿnñsistm. Bt at no tîm hz h hd an oltrṇtiv sistm t pt in ples fr ćenjñ Britn – bynd himslf n hiz pformns. H z nǎ duḅlñ dǎn on ɖt sem aproć, īvn ɖo it wl mc ol ɖ probḷmz wrs. Ɖs z nǎ an irepṛbli dstructiv prîm̦inistrśp, nt jst t Jonsn n hiz parti, bt t guvnmnt mor jenṛli, t ɖ public’s nīdz, t ɖ cuntri’z repyteśn n īvn t ɖ svîvl v ɖ stet.

• Martin Cetl z a Gardịn coḷmnist

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‘T dfnd himslf, ɖ prîm̦inistr gev a pfuñtri apoḷji bfr pleyñ ɖ rǎzñ oṛtr. Ɖs pformns òt t hv fūld nwn apart fṛm loylists.’ Foṭgraf: NurFoto/Rex/Śuṭstoc

Ɖ Gardịn vy on Boris Jonsn: a PM wɖt śem

(Transcription of an editorial published in the Guardian on 31 January 2022)

Rīdñ Su Gre’z inṭrim rport, it’s hard t b’liv ɖt ɖ ppl hu md ɖ lw hd obeid ɖ lw

Munde 31 Jańri 2022

Ɖ inṭrim fîndñz v a rport bî ɖ sivl srvnt Su Gre r dámñ v ɖ culćr at ɖ hart v Boris Jonsn’z guvnmnt. Ms Gre sáitd “fełrz v līdrśp n jujmnt”; “xesiv” cnsumśn v alc̣hol in ɖ wrcples; n ofiślz caud intu sîḷns abt Covid rūlbrecñ in Dǎnñ Strīt. Ms Gre sd ś hz bn “xtrimli liṃtd” bî a p’līsinvstgeśn n wz unebl t mc frm cncluźnz abt ẃt ś hd dscuvrd. Hvr, Ms Gre’z rport sjsts ɖt sm v ɖ ivnts ś xamind dd’nt cmplî wɖ locdǎn rūlz, seyñ ɖt “a numbr v ɖz gaɖ̇rñz śd nt hv bn alaud t tec ples or t dveḷp in ɖ we ɖt ɖe dd”. Rīdñ ɖs, it’s hard t b’liv ɖt ɖ ppl hu md ɖ lw hd obeid ɖ lw.

Mr Jonsn’z arğmnt t MPz hd bn ɖt ɖ Dǎnñ Strīt partiz wr nt partiz bcz locdǎn gîdns hd bn hīdd. Ɖ Jonsn lojic wz ɖt sins ɖ rūlz sd ɖr cd b no parti, ẃtvr hapnd wz’nt a parti. Ɖ trubl wɖ ɖs rīẓnñ z ɖt Ms Gre hz amast inuf evidns fr ɖ p’līs t invstget a duzn ptnśl criminl brīćz v Covid rūlz in Mr Jonsn’z hom n ofis. Ɖ Mét hz 300 foṭgrafs n 500 pìsz v pepr fṛm Ms Gre, ẃć onli rêz ɖ stecs fr Tori MPz. Ɖs fīlz mor lîc ɖ veprtrel fṛm a crūzmisîl ɖn ɖ wispi smoc cmñ of a worm gun.

T dfnd himslf, ɖ prîm̦inistr gev a pfuñtri apoḷji bfr pleyñ ɖ rǎzñ oṛtr. Ɖs pformns òt t hv fūld nwn apart fṛm loylists hu hv bn rīhaśñ a reṗtwar v absrdtiz in Mr Jonsn’z cōz. Ɖ evidns pônts t ɖ prîm̦inistr biyñ at a parti in hiz ǒn gardn ẃn sć gaɖ̇rñz wr bánd n ẃn votrz dd nt si ɖer peṛnts fr munʈs. Wn v Mr Jonsn’z bac-bnćrz asct him in parḷmnt f h “tc s ol fr fūlz”.

Ɖ prîm̦inistr wz rdyst t śemfl smirz v Sr Cir Starmr, hu hd cōld fr Mr Jonsn t rzîn. Ɖ Lebr līdr gev phps hiz most ifctiv Comnz pformns, wɖ a spīć lêst wɖ wrdz ɖt struc hom bcz ɖe wr tru. Mr Jonsn, sd Sr Cir, z a man wɖt śem, huz rspons in a crîsis z t blem evrwn bt himslf.

Ẃt wl hapn t Mr Jonsn wl dpnd nt on Ms Gre’z indîtmnt, bt on pyr poḷtics. Ɖ prîm̦inistr’z imprvịsnis t ɖ opińnz v uɖrz n t facts ɖt dd’nt sūt him wl hv devstetñ consiqnsz on trust in gd guvnmnt. Mr Jonsn’z fet z in ɖ handz v Tori MPz, ẃć z prizyṃbli ẃ h cansld a cōl wɖ ɖ Ruśn prezidnt, Vladīmir Pūćin, in fevr v a mītñ wɖ hiz bac-bnćrz. Ɖs scrambl t cīp hiz job olso sw Mr Jonsn tec ǒnrśp v unpopylr taxrîzz at ɖ wīcend, a prîs prizyṃbli xtractd bî hiz ambiśs ćanslr, Riśi Sŭnac.

Ɖoz hu cn brñ Mr Jonsn dǎn in ɖ Tori parti r ɖoz hu pld him p intu Dǎnñ Strīt – dspt ẃt ɖt mnt fr ɖ cuntri. Mr Jonsn no dǎt hops t ple on Tori firz abt ɖ los v pǎr. Hiz cntnśn hz loñ bn ɖt hiz p’liticl asent pruvd ɖt a lac v poḷsidītel n proḅti r ireḷvnt cmperd wɖ ɖ ilectṛl atrax́n v hiz śǒmnśp. F Tori MPz ćūz t cīp Mr Jonsn aftr ɖs dbācl, ɖen ɖe wl hv bn śoun t hv hd no rgard fr standdz in public lîf or integṛti in parḷmnt. Ɖt wd b bad fr Britn, bt wd tel ɖ cuntri az mć abt ɖ modn Cnsrṿtiv parti az it sz abt ɖ prîm̦inistr.

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Boris Jonsn n Metṛpolitn p’līscmiśnr, Cresida Dic, in 2019. ’Ɖ Mét nǎ hz a crūśl rǒl t ple.’ Foṭgraf: Eṛn Ćǒn/PA

Ɖ Gardịn vy on ɖ PM n ɖ p’līs: ɖs śo nīdz t end

(Transcription of an editorial published in the Guardian on 23 January 2022)

Ɖ guvnmnt’s reclis attyd gz bynd partiz at Dǎnñ Strīt. Wɖ ɖ Mét nǎ invstgetñ, public trust z at stec

Tyzde, 25 Jańri 2022

Ẃt hz ćenjd? Hvñ prīvịsli sd ɖt ɖ Metṛpolitn p’līs wd nt invstget Dǎnñ Strīt partiz, Dem Cresida Dic cnfrmd on Tyzde ɖt hr fors wd lc intu ɖ srcmstansz srǎndñ et gaɖ̇rñz ɖt r alejd t hv tecn ples at Dǎnñ Strīt n uɖr Ẃîthōl preṃsz, in brīć v c’roṇvîṛs reğleśnz. Wns agn, ɖ tmpṛćr hz bn rezd in Wsminstr, n ɖ norml biznis v guvnmnt z dsplest bî fīṿriś spekleśn.

Fr ɖ prîm̦inistr’z s’portrz t d’rect ppl t ignor ɖs, az sm hv traid t on ɖ grǎndz ɖt uɖr iśuz r mor importnt, z bʈ r’dikḷs n insultñ. Untl ɖ qsćn v ẃɖr Boris Jonsn n hiz staf brouc ɖ lw z dfiṇtivli ansrd, it wl cntiny t b asct – n rîtli so. At līst ɖ wêt me sn b ovr, wɖ ɖ rport bî sivl srvnt Su Gre xpctd t b publiśt śortli, in advans v ɖ p’līs’z inqîriz.

Undinaybli, ɖ hol sāga hz elimnts v sopoṗra, wɖ Mr. Jonsn’z eṇmiz apaṛntli drip-dripñ inḟmeśn acordñ t ɖer ǒn vrśn v Nu 10’z nyzmanijmnt grid. Bt dvrtñ az ɖ specṭcl me b t sm, az reṿleśnz v ilisit seḷbreśnz cntiny t pîl p, it z devstetñ t uɖrz hu gev p so mć jrñ ɖ locdǎnz. Ɖ denjr z ɖt wns ɖ stori hz run its cors, ɖ afṭtest wl b bitr. Ɖ hipocṛsi v a līdr hu sz wn ʈñ n dz anɖr, n hu rfyzz t axpt ɖt rūlz hiz guvnmnt tld uɖrz t stic t (on pen v fainz p t £10,000) olso aplî t him, z nt onli promtñ angr wɖ him bt cd pôzn attydz t poḷtiśnz n public lîf mor jenṛli.

Ɖ caṿlir attyd t standdz z nt liṃtd t partiyñ n wōlpepr. Rzînñ fṛm ɖ guvnmnt in ɖ Hǎs v Lordz on Munde, Lord Agny akzd ministrz v “aṛgns” n “scūlbô errz” in ɖer aproć t dtctñ frōd. Mor ɖn 1,000 cumṗniz ɖt rsivd guvnmnt s’port wr nt īvn tredñ at ɖ tîm ɖe rsivd Covid lounz. Az Lebr’z Rećl Rīvz pt it, biłnz v pǎndz (HMRC esṭmets £5.8bn) hv bn “giftd t criṃnlz”.

Ɖ rjnsi v ɖ pandemic rspons no mor jusṭfîz ɖs ɖn it dd ɖ scandl srǎndñ pṛkrmnt v prsnl pṛtctiv iqipmnt. Last munʈ, a hîcort juj rūld ɖt a sīcrit “VIP len”, ʈru ẃć miṇstirịl contacts oḟrñ s’plîz wr fast-tráct, wz unlwfl. Ɖ guvnmnt nǎ nt onli standz akzd v dzastṛs mshanḍlñ v public muni, bt v iḷgaḷti n rfyzñ t pt errz rît. Ɖ contrast t ɖ añśs meṣjz abt fiscl prūdns ɖt folo eni sjsćn v incrisñ beṇfits, or uɖr public spendñ, cd hardli b mor glẹrñ.

Flwz in ɖ prîm̦inistr’z caṛctr, includñ dsoṇsti, r nt nyz. Ɖ Mét nǎ hz a crūśl rǒl t ple, n mst pruv t ɖ public ɖt ɖ okpnts v hî ofis r subjict t ɖ sem lwz az evrwn els. Bt ẃtvr ɖ cncluźn v partiget, wîdr cnsrnz abt ɖ conduct v ɖ guvnmnt r unlîcli t g awe. Proḅti, rsponsbiḷti n cer fṛm ɖer līdrz r ẃt ɖ public nīdz, at ẃt rmenz fr mni an xtrimli dificlt tîm. Tori MPz hld bac fṛm trayñ t topl ɖer līdr last wīc, nrṿs fr gd rīzn abt hiz most lîcli rplesmnts. Ɖt me wel ćenj wɖ ɖ lêtist dveḷpmnts. It z śrli evidnt ɖt ɖs prîm̦inistr z unfit fr ofis.

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Ɖ “partiget” scandl hîlîts ɖt Mr Jonsn w’nt cnsid ɖt ɖ xektiv z subjict t ɖ lw n īql t its sitiznz bfr it. Foṭgraf: YC Parḷmnt/Jesica Teilr/PA

Ɖ Gardịn vy on a bad prim̦inistr: hǎ t gt rid v Boris Jonsn

(Transcription of an editorial published in the Observer on 23 January 2022)

A fiś rots, it z sd, fṛm ɖ hed dǎn. Wɖ clemz v blacmeil, bŭliyñ n resizm, it sīmz so tù dz a pliticl parti

Súnde, 23 Jańri 2022

F  a Britiś ministr nwñli mslidz parḷmnt, ɖe r xpctd t rzîn az a consttyśnl cnvnśn. Śd a ministr rfyz, ɖen ɖe cd līġli cari on in ofis, bt it wd b unconsttyśnl. Boris Jonsn sīmz nt t cer. Last wīc, h breznli rfyzd t axpt ɖt ɖ pliticl prínsipl śd aplî t him. Ẃt r ɖ consiqnsz v layñ t lwmecrz? Ɖ ansr cd b nʈñ mć. Ɖt hîlîts a far bigr probḷm.

Britn z guvnd bî a pliticl – rɖr ɖn a līgl – consttyśn ɖt rlîz heṿli on cnvnśnz, n līdrz wɖ a sns v dīsnsi, t wrc. Ɖ dsonist n dsitfl Mr Jonsn z ynīcli unsūtd fr ɖ top job. A fiś, it z sd, rots fṛm ɖ hed dǎn. Wɖ clemz v blacmeil, bŭliyñ n resizm, it sīmz so tù dz a pliticl parti.

Ɖ Britiś consttyśn z sd t b unritn. Ɖs z onli partli tru. Ritn acts v parḷmnt d reğlet xektiv pǎr. Ɖ Yṛpiyn Cḿṇtiz Act 1972 tc ɖ YC intu ɖ YY n alaud jujz t dis’plî lejsleśn in conflict wɖ Yṛpiyn lw. Hvr, parḷmnt rmend ultiṃtli sovrin in ɖ sns ɖt it dd, undr Mr Jonsn, rpil ɖ act in līvñ ɖ YY.

Ɖ despot hu dīmz ɖmslvz t b abv ɖ lw wz spozd t b dn awe wɖ bî a consttyśnl moṇci. Bt Mr Jonsn śoz ɖ nīd t b pṛtctd fṛm ǎr ilectd repriznttivz az mć az ǎr formr royl rūlrz.

In Britn ɖs denjr z hîtnd bî ɖ pǎr v a Comnz mjoṛti, ẃt Lord Hêlśm dscrîbd in 1976 az an “ilectiv dictetrśp”. Hiz ansr wz mor dmocṛsi, nt les. Ɖ pir’z pṛpozlz fr a fedṛl Britn n an ilectd secnd ćembr hv mć t cmnd ɖm tde. Ɖ Hymn Rîts Act, cuṛntli menist bî Mr Jonsn’z pṛpozlz t holo it ǎt, flfilz Lord Hêlśm’z cōl fr a bil v rîts. Ultiṃtli, ɖ formr Tori lordćanslr blivd onli a ritn consttyśn cd baḷns parḷmntri pǎr.

Britn cd mudl intu a ny consttyśn, unḍgrdd bî ɖ rūl v lw. Ɖr wd b no rqîrmnt fr a sepṛt consttyśnl cort ɖt cd strîc dǎn prîṃri lejsleśn. Bt jujz cd act f ɖ rūl v lw wz ʈretnd – az ɖe dd ẃn Mr Jonsn ilīġli atmtd t pṛrog parḷmnt.

Similrli, ɖ corts wd step in f a prim̦inistr traid t leɉslet fr a longr parḷmnt ɖn fîv yirz t hold on t pǎr or rig ilex́nz bî rstrictñ ɖ franćîz. Ɖ rūl v lw cd b intrenćt sć ɖt onli a suṗmjoṛti in parḷmnt cd rpil it. Sć a pìsmīl aproć mt b hǎ a ny consttyśn imrjz.

Ɖ “partiget” scandl hîlîts ɖt Mr Jonsn w’nt cnsid ɖt ɖ xektiv z subjict t ɖ lw n īql t its sitiznz bfr it. Ɖ prim̦inistr hz litl rspct fr ɖ sivl srvis, locl guvnmnt or parḷmnt. H me, śemlisli, mc a fou cntrît apoḷji ɖs wīc in ɖ wec v a rport bî ɖ Cabiṇt Ofis’z Su Gre intu iligl Dǎnñ Strīt partiz. Az arbitr v ɖ miṇstirịl cód, ɖ prim̦inistr dsîdz hiz ǒn fet. Ɖ betñ z h w’nt sác himslf. Ɖr r fy wez – bar a vot v no confidns – t gt rid v a bad prim̦inistr. Ɖr z no lw agnst cabiṇtneṿri. Mbi ɖr śd b.

Mr Jonsn wns ʈt impićmnt, last yzd in 1806, wz a dūmzde wepn agnst a prim̦inistr. H traid t impić Toni Bler ovr ɖ Irac wor. Phps MPz śd b ebl t hold a conṣqnśl Comnz vot on ɖ conduct v ɖ prim̦inistr, az wn v Lord Hêlśmz Lebr sxesrz, Lord Fōlcnr, sjsts in a ny bc, fr ofndñ ɖ consttyśnl prínsipl v ɖ rūl v lw. F sć a tst hd xistd, Mr Jonsn wd hv feld it loñ ago – n ɖ cuntri wd hv bn mć betr of.

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