Andrew Tettenborn

A Covid amnesty won’t save Boris Johnson now

Boris Johnosn (Photo: Parliament / Jessica Taylor)

Timing is everything in politics. Partygate showed the usually sure-footed Boris at his most careless and inept, dwarfing even his run-in with the Commissioner for Standards that cost him North Shropshire last month and (one suspects) helped lose him Bury South on Wednesday. But the British electorate can be very forgiving.

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