Boris DROPS IN POLLS: Liz Truss now leads the race to become Prime Minister, according to a new survey.
According to a new poll of Tory grassroots members, Liz Truss has led the current Cabinet League Table with nearly 89 points, while Boris Johnson has plummeted to 24th with just 3.4 points.
ConservativeHome conducted a poll of party members, which revealed overwhelming support for Minister for Women and Equalities Liz Truss and a loss in trust for Boris Johnson. The poll is updated monthly, and each government-related event will have an impact on the findings. Ms Truss is in the exact same spot as she was a month ago, with a nearly identical score.
Boris Johnson, on the other side, has had a difficult month, with the Prime Minister first declining to self-isolate after being approached by NHS Track and Trace, Matt Hancock leaving, and surprise losses in two by-elections.
Mr Johnson has lost 35 points in the last 30 days, putting him just in the black.
Despite being in the midst of the self-isolating crisis, Rishi Sunak’s score has only marginally decreased, and he is still in second place with 74 points.
Priti Patel has had a difficult month as well.
In the previous 30 days, the Home Secretary has lost 20 points, practically halving her score.
The failure to stem the flow of migrant boats across the Channel is the most plausible explanation for Ms Patel’s demise.
The announcement of a drop in trust in Boris Johnson comes after the Prime Minister was informed that he must finally stand up to the EU on a variety of issues, or risk more EU attempts to abuse Britain in the coming weeks and months.
Jayne Adye, the founder of the pro-Brexit campaign organization Get Britain Out, said that the Prime Minister was risking the break-up of the United Kingdom by “kicking the can down the road” six months, and urged him to get a grip.
Ms Adye said it was evident that what had been agreed so far on the Northern Ireland Protocol, the mechanism intended to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland, “does not work.”
She stated that the UK government had adopted the system “in a panic,” with the naïve hope that the European Union would “act in good faith” and not try to impose excessive trade barriers.Brinkwire Summary News.”