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Boris Johnson faces Tory wrath as party slumps in shock poll

Party in despair, senior MP says, as Labour draws level in wake of exam chaos and Covid U-turns

  • How Labour gained 26 points on the Conservatives

Boris Johnson is facing a showdown with furious Conservative MPs over his government’s chaotic handling of Covid-19, as a new poll shows the Tories have surrendered a massive lead over Labour in just five months.

As MPs prepare to return to Westminster on Tuesday, Charles Walker, who is vice-chair of the 1922 committee of Conservative backbenchers, told the Observer that a recent string of U-turns had left many colleagues in despair, with some struggling to support and defend their government to constituents. Governing by U-turn in this way, he said, was unsustainable.

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