Boris Johnson in the British Parliament

Prime Minister United kingdomAnd the Boris JohnsonHe said, on Wednesday, that he would leave with his “head held high”, but admitted before the deputies that his departure, due to the accumulation of scandals, was occurring earlier than he would have liked.

In a discussion with opposition Labor leader Keir Starmer, who considered Johnson lost in his illusions “to the end”, the Conservative leader told his opponent that he had “never come up with an idea or project for the country”.

Mention of Brexit, the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, or the ‘decisive role’ United kingdom In Ukraine against the “brutal Russian invasion,” Johnson declared himself “proud of the tremendous teamwork” he had done under his leadership.

“It is absolutely true that I am leaving at a time I did not choose,” Johnson added, about a week after announcing his resignation, after a mass exodus of members of his government after successive scandals.

“I will leave with my head held high,” he said during the interrogation session in parliament.

After Boris Johnson’s resignation was announced last Thursday, eight candidates were placed on the slate to succeed him as the Conservative Party leader and in Downing Street.

The first round of voting for Conservative MPs will take place on Wednesday. At least one candidate, or the candidate with the fewest votes, or even more if he does not receive 30 votes will be disqualified.

Further rounds will be organized until two finalists are selected.

A vote will then be organized by mail, reserved only for party members. The result is expected on the fifth of September.

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