Should Boris Johnson quit? - your views online
Amid the Downing Street party scandal, Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that Douglas Ross – who has told Boris Johnson to resign – ‘is not a big figure’. The leader of the House of Commons instead named Alister Jack, Secretary of State for Scotland, as a ‘really serious and senior figure’.
Any Scot who jumps over the dark side and becomes the Tories’ puppet master deserves everything they get .. I suspect wee Dougie has just been given a reality check!
Just shows the smugness of Rees-Mogg as he does not like Scotland and he has never done anything but comment on others. We need to get rid of those single-minded people.
The honourable member for the 18th century has spoken. All us plebs should remember our place and tug a decent forelock. Mind you, his disdain of Dross I kinda agree with.
Poor Ross, even his forgetfulness about his £30k earnngs is still not enough to merit his southern colleagues’ respect.
Not a fan of Dross, but if that is what JRM thinks of Scotland, Scots take note.
Seeing these clowns on the ropes is really cheering me.
Donald J Makin
Douglas Ross wouldn't say boo to a goose. For him to speak up shouldn't be taken lightly or dismissed by the Tories. If the quiet ones speak up you need to worry.
I always knew the tories would eat themselves. A delight to watch.
By extension is Moggy is suggesting that all the Tory MSPs in Holyrood, the entire party in the Scottish Parliament are "not serious" because they all back Ross! That's an incredible accusation... Boom... Well there we have it folks, the utter contempt of the Westminster elite for Scotland and our politicians, even throwing their own under the bus!
Much as I hate Tories, Moggie has a point as wee Doogie only represents half a dozen Tories frae Scotland while Moggie has a few more in his posh constituency in Englandshire.
Yeah, but he's got a big mouth which he's happy to use when needed to slap down Tories stepping out of line! Not a fan, but good on him for decrying PM.
Charles J Simenoff
Ross is a better referee.
Even Ruth said Boris should resign. Jacob should give up defending the indefensible. This only goes away if Boris goes away.
Rosie Margaret Owens
Alistair Jack has been curiously silent. One wonders why.
Tbh Boris should go and take the full cabinet with him. They all know if they back him he will keep them in cabinet jobs. It’s all gonna crumble round about them unless they do the right thing.
The Tories are history. Corrupt and incompetent. Mired in sleaze. Finished. They need to go away. U- turn after U-turn makes you dizzy in the head.
From a far away country of which we know nothing.
But will they listen? Even senior Tories think little of Scotland - time to dump this rotten union.
BYOB to your next public service interview and demonstrate no idea of the Nolan Principles. Thanks Mr Ross, the government need a referee as they have no idea what public service is or might look like. Do we think there's an alcohol problem when staff can't tell a drinking session from the office business meeting and bankers get drunk is not a defence?
Boris claims he thought it was a work event. It does not matter what he thought it was, it broke his own government rules, and who actually gets paid to sit in the garden, drink wine and actually do any work? He really thinks the public all button up the back.
At what work event are you asked to BYOB? It should not be up to a civil servant to decide if Boris should go. The Tories need to speak up and get rid of Boris
Please stay Boris. You're the greatest advert for independence since Edward I.
Therefore misleading parliament. Sackable offence.
Is there any chance that it was one of those parties that you wake up and have no idea for what happened the night before?
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