Boris Johnson claims he is not worried about Tory MPs plotting against him


Johnson claims he is not worried about Tory MPs plotting against him because leadership issue now ‘settled’

Boris Johnson has said that he considers the Conservative party leadership issue now “settled”. Speaking to reporters at the G7 summit in Germany this morning, he was asked if he was worried about Tory MPs plotting to remove him. He replied:

No. We settled that a couple of weeks ago.

What I’m focused on, and what we’re doing is getting on with, number one, all the stuff we’re doing to help people with the cost of living in the short term, using the fiscal firepower we have, with £1,200 for eight million of the most vulnerable households, £400 to help everybody, £300 for pensioners, cutting council tax – all the things that we’re doing in cash terms to help people through the current inflationary spike in the cost of, particularly, energy.

But also getting on with the agenda for our plan for a stronger economy, reforming our supply side in energy, transport, housing, all the things that matter to people. And then the general government agenda, levelling up the country and delivering on our programme.

Is the PM concerned about MPs plotting against him while he is abroad?

"We settled that a couple of weeks ago… what we're doing is getting on with all the stuff we're doing to help people with the cost of living in the short term," says Boris Johnsonhttps://t.co/f8l1d8F155 pic.twitter.com/V7fGsVHGnm

— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) June 27, 2022

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Is the PM concerned about MPs plotting against him while he is abroad?

“We settled that a couple of weeks ago… what we’re doing is getting on with all the stuff we’re doing to help people with the cost of living in the short term,” says Boris Johnsonhttps://t.co/f8l1d8F155 pic.twitter.com/V7fGsVHGnm

— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) June 27, 2022

G7 leaders having dinner at Castle Elmau in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, last night.Clockwise from front left: European Council President Charles Michel, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
G7 leaders having dinner at Castle Elmau in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, last night.
Clockwise from front left: European Council President Charles Michel, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
Photograph: Markus Schreiber/AP

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Asked if the measures could be in place this year, he replied: “Yes, I think we could do it very fast, parliament willing.”

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