Johnson, 58, will remain in charge at 10 Downing Street until the process of electing a new leader is completed by the time of the Conservative Party conference, scheduled for October.
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This will be the first time a UK Prime Minister will visit Gujarat, India’s fifth-largest state and the ancestral home of around half of the British-Indian population in the UK.
Several MPs loyal to Johnson said they were convinced there was now a renewed co-ordinated effort to oust Johnson, given the timing of the announcements.
The UK Prime Minister revealed there are now ”860 or so” cases in England of the VOC detected in India, ”but there may be more” as the variant ”may be considerably more transmissible”.
Meanwhile, Johnson’s spokesman told journalists at a Westminster briefing that the UK government continues to keep all of the scientific evidence and data under review regarding the decision to lift lockdown.
“We’re now seeing a second wave coming in… clearly we are going to keep everything under review.” Johnson said, adding that it was “inevitable” that coronavirus would hit the country again, Xinhua reported.
Downing Street initially declined to comment, but after senior Ministers were questioned repeatedly about the claim a No 10 spokesperson said: “The allegation is untrue.”
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