The tide is turning and the Conservative Party isn’t able to gain trust or results, which matters in the polls. The two by-elections went to the opposition. In Wakefield the constituency returned back to Labour. While Tiverton and Honiton went to the Liberal-Democrats (Lib-Dems). Tiverton has been a solid constituency for the Tories since 1841. So, things are really shaking.
These two by-elections happened because the former Wakefield MP Imran Ahmad Khan molested a 15 year old kid. While Neil Perish, the former MP for Tiverton and Honiton was caught watching porn twice in the chambers of Parliament. So, it was horrific scandals that brought these by-elections to happen. Not some jokes or silly adventures. No, this was scandals, which was righteous to begin with.
It is now clear that everything is lost for the party. They have lost both seats for now. The By-Elections has ensured the losses and it a double too. Not just one of and a bad one. No, both places went to the opposition. One returned back Labour in Wakefield. While the biggest shocker was in Tiverton and Honiton, as the Tories has held this for decades.
These two loses are bad enough for the party. In addition the Oliver Dowden MP has resigned as the Chairman of the party. Therefore, it is a triple loss and the Tories aren’t growing in strength. The numbers from these elections should be a shocker. The Tories has already lost other by-elections in this term too. So, it is not like these was on off, but a continuation of the other losses.
The Tories continues to have a majority in Parliament. However, this is a signal from the public. They rather vote for Labour or Lib Dems than vote for the Tories. The opposition should unite and strategically field candidates to beat the Tories. That’s how they can win and overcome the majority of the Tories in the up-coming elections alone. They need to unite their forces and strategically plan to overcome the Tories. That’s if they are smart and thinks ahead of the next General Election.
However, it doesn’t matter how self-serving, entitled and arrogant the Tories are right now. They have the majority and are still in power. The Tories have the offices and are in control. Yes, it is a terrible loss and yet more by-elections, which it has lost. Boris Johnson as MP haven’t seen much of winning since his snap election and proroguing parliament.
The public is disregarding his way of running the government. They are enlighten enough to see the damage, the pain and the suffering it is causing. The Brexit has no positive results either, party-gate isn’t doing anyone any favours and neither is the outcome of the banishing asylum-seekers to Rwanda either. That is all just showing what the state is willing to do and certainly the Tories isn’t showing they are worthy of being the custodians of the state itself.
That’s why the Labour and Lib-Dems are winning seats. The public is tired of the austerities and inflations. The public is tired of the negative spiral without any end. While the wealthy and the donors of the Tories are living larger than life. If not they are getting peerage and appointed to the House of Lords.
We are seeing a shift and the perception of superiority of the Tories are dwindling. The downturn is on the horizon and the fall of the Tories in inevitable. That’s why the Labour and Lib-Dems should pick up the call and find their way. Especially consider the Greens too and use all means to takeover in unison. Because, that would be a shocker and a wise decision…
The public don’t trust the Tories and the results of these two by-elections proves that. Now, with the displeasure of the public. The Tories can either change the way they operate or further make things worse for themselves. They are starting to get hit electorally and the public isn’t going behind their messages. Therefore, the tides is turning, but will the party listen?
I don’t think they will… but the only way they can keep power is if the opposition is living on a prayer. If they are trying to change this… the time is now and the recent results should be used to galvanize the parties in opposition. In such a manner that they can actually win and the Tories hold of power. Peace.
Here we go again… Museveni blames the ones before him for his inaction and lack of ability to govern…
President Museveni said this words to the leaders from Acholi and Lango sub-region on Saturday:
““When the colonials came here, they made our people grow the crops they wanted: cotton, tobacco, coffee, tea, and then our leaders just copied what the colonialists told them…So, when I studied the issue, I could see danger, number one was only working for the stomach” (…) “They (locals) must work for the stomach and the pocket. But secondly, even the ones who are working for the pocket do so without cura (calculations). That is how you get West Nile growing tobacco. If you grow tobacco on one acre, you will never get out of poverty…” (Oketch & Akullo, 2022).
Since 26th January 1986 the National Resistance Movement (NRM) has been in power. The Ugandan republic has been freed from the colonial toils from 9th October 1962, which is close too 60 years of independence from the United Kingdom or the British. That’s a long time ago and there been several of administrations between Museveni and the British. Therefore, his really stinging it here.
For a man that was supposed to bring “fundamental change” and be different than his predecessors is saying he couldn’t change things. A man that has been in office since 1986 and for 36 years as the heads of state. If someone had the time or the ability as an executive and could appoint the right people in the Republic. That would be the likes of Museveni.
Museveni could have changed the policies, the incentives and the opportunities for the farmers. The President could decree and push the Ministry of Agricultural, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) into new ways of subsidizing or help farmers to choose the right cash-crops. However, the regime haven’t and certainly not tried. They are to busy making cash-grabs, land-grabs and quick-get-rich-schemes for that to fall on death-ears.
President Museveni has had the powers and the ability to make vast difference. He could have had parastatals or government institutions within MAAIF who could do bidding and ensure the sector was taken care off. The President has a choice but has chosen not too. That’s why his blaming Obote and the colonial leaders of the past.
The NRM could have done something, but haven’t done it all. It is like they had their hands tied and wasn’t able to do anything. For all of these years the President was in power. Nothing substantial did happen and he was powerless. That’s why his blaming the colonial leadership and previous leaders after ruling the Republic for 36 years. This is telling of how unsuccessful his at this point. Peace.
Bill Oketch & Charity Akullo – ‘Museveni blames past regimes for poverty’ 13.06.2022, Daily Monitor, link: https://www.monitor.co.ug/uganda/news/national/museveni-blames-past-regimes-for-poverty-3846976
Today the 1922 Committee of the Conservative Party launched the “No Confidence” vote in the Prime Minister. What is very clear is that the public and plenty of citizens are tired of his term. They have seen how inept, dishonest and disingenuous, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is. There is nothing honest, up to the codes of conduct or sincere about the man. His only a man who bashes in arrogance and deceptions.
There has already been one round of saving the Saving the Big Dog. Today can be the second one. This was Part II of Operation “Save the Big Dog”. That is very clear as 211 MPs voted for him and only 148 MPs voted against him. This means that the PM gets to stay in office for another year. Unless, he see himself fit to order a snap election. Nevertheless, it is a victory, but not a lasting one.
The Prime Minister has no levels of real genuine trust. Neither does the PM have any worthy leverage. He has only disasters awaiting and he got nothing to offer. What he has done is self-serving and disinterested in actually governing. That’s why the donors of the Tories are happy with austerity and the current manner of politics. Which is favouring the wealthy, but not the lower classes of society. As that is hurting in the post-pandemic, Brexit ramifications and what else the Tories has to “offer”.
The Prime Minister was saved tonight, but not for long. The knives are out and there might be a cabinet reshuffle. Not only from the people who has resigned, but within the midst of the PM. As he knows there are people who aims to get rid of him. He will ensure the ones who did that will be touched by him. The ones who was loyal will get plum-jobs and nice titles. Just like he always does and let them all of the hook.
It is really amazing that a dishonest bloke like Boris Johnson could survive this. The amounts of people dying, needlessly during the pandemic and the parties hold during lockdown… should all be easy reasons for either resigning or “no confidence”. However, there is accountability or codes, which these MPs cares for. No, they are just thinking of keeping power and won’t challenge with internal battle for the office.
This will force it to happen at a later date. It is not like the public or the citizens has any trust in them. The Tories MPs sounded like algorithm prepared speeches to salvage the PM. Like people don’t know he wined-and-dined, while people couldn’t attend funerals. Heck, student lost scholarship and ability to study because of a party. Which was destroying that’s persons future, but if the student had been the PM. He would have enjoyed the perks of the office and been living large to this day without any consequences. That’s how unfair this is and his only gotten a few fines. Lied about being sorry and said “he would do it all again”. That’s the sort of PM he is.
Boris doesn’t care. Boris don’t mind the pushback. No, Boris only wants to live, breathe and be the big dog. He don’t care how he does it and with what cost. As long as he get to be the man and the man who is at the top. That’s who he is and the fellow MPs are vouching for it.
That he won today isn’t surprising. However, this inept and conniving man won’t make things better. It will only get worse. The associates and allies will proclaim victory. Nevertheless, a lame-duck PM and a dead-man walking he is. If he don’t know it… sooner or later someone close by will tell him.
Now, that the MPs will not do the job. Maybe the public can rebuke these people and get other people into power. Because, these people are not representing the public will anymore. They are not listening to them or caring about their say. No, they are just in it for their pockets. Peace.