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Most Briton adults think Boris Johnson won't be prime minister by end of 2022
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Zawaya news website reported as per Reuters that an opinion poll published by Ipsos Mori on Monday, showed most adults in Britain think it likely that Boris Johnson will not be prime minister by the end of 2022.

Growing public anger at reports of government officials holding gatherings and parties when Britain was under lockdown last year has raised doubts about Johnson's authority within his Conservative Party.

UK PM-Boris Johnson
UK PM-Boris Johnson

Britain's Guardian newspaper on Sunday published a photograph of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and more than a dozen other people drinking wine in the garden of his Downing Street residence which it said was taken during a COVID-19 lockdown in May 2020.

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However, Downing Street spokesperson said: "Work meetings often take place in the Downing Street garden in the summer months. On this occasion there were staff meetings following a No. 10 press conference."

"Downing Street is the Prime Minister’s home as well as his workplace. The Prime Minister’s wife lives in No. 10 and therefore also legitimately uses the garden."

In a previous report, The Guardian reported that Boris Johnson is “on notice” and could be gone within a year unless he cleans up his act and shakes up his No 10 operation.

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