Amy Callaghan MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign as pressure builds on the Prime Minister over his rule-breaking boozy lockdown parties in Downing Street.
The East Dunbartonshire MP accused the Prime Minister of a ‘huge betrayal’ over parties happening in Downing Street while the public made enormous sacrifices to follow public-health restrictions.
Polls released last week showed an overwhelming majority in support of the Prime Minister’s resignation, with nine in ten Scots believing he lied about allegations of parties occurring during lockdown.
A YouGov/Sky News poll found that – after excluding 'don't knows' – 67 percent of people across the UK believe Boris Johnson should resign. In Scotland, that number rises to a staggering 79 percent – with a mere 21 percent believing he should stay on.
Commenting, Amy Callaghan MP said:
“If my inbox is anything to go by, people here in East Dunbartonshire are rightly furious that while they were diligently following the rules, Boris Johnson and his cronies were having boozy parties in Downing Street.
“It is a huge betrayal of all of us who sacrificed to defeat the virus.
“The Prime Minister seems to believe that it is one rule for us and no rules for him. It is a sickening indictment of the culture at Westminster and has demonstrated, once again, that he is completely unfit for public office.
“The public now overwhelmingly support his removal from Downing Street and no amount of spin will change that.
“The Prime Minister must resign immediately. If he doesn’t have the decency and integrity to do that then Tory MPs have a duty to remove him from office without further delay.”