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Life is about to get harder for Boris Johnson

26 June 2021

9:00 AM

26 June 2021

9:00 AM

Covid restrictions are meant to end on 19 July. But parliament will not return to normal until September. The Commons goes into recess on 22 July and there’s no desire in government to end proxy voting for the dregs of the session. The chief whip has told colleagues that he might struggle to get MPs to come to Westminster for just the last three days of term.

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