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Would Boris Johnson lose a by-election?

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Reaction to Boris Johnson’s three-hour grilling by the Privileges Committee. Could a ten day suspension trigger a by-election? Tory Peer warns Boris could lose his seat. Dr Catherine Haddon a Senior Fellow from the Institute for Government discusses how Boris coped with the Privileges Committee meeting, and what might happen next. In this episode:

  • The Partygate saga up until now explained
  • How did the committee meeting go for Boris Johnson?
  • What is the process of issuing a suspension, and/or calling a by-election?
  • Could it be the end of Boris’s political career if he loses his seat?

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