Westminster leader of the Scottish National Party Ian Blackford told him to jog on and said resignation was “only right and moral choice left” for Johnson, while Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross said it would be time to go if he was found to have misled parliament regarding last Christmas’ events.
Ultimately, whether Johnson resigns or not is something only he can decide to do, public pressure or not.
And if he was to go, what would he do next? Here’s a few ideas and pieces of career advice. You’re welcome, prime minister.
Just as people go from Love Island to fast fashion influencers, there should be a clear path for former PMs to get into children’s entertainment. It would have stopped the Greensill scandal. In this essay I will...
But despite all that dodgy funding, when the refurb was reported at the time in April, people were mostly shocked to learn of expensive gold wallpaper and lots of other tat adorning the flat, rescuing it from its days of being a “John Lewis nightmare”.
Johnson clearly has some wacky interior design ideas, so where better to put them in action than Grand Designs?
When he’s not painting, Johnson has been spotted a few times out and about going for a run in entirely inappropriate clothes. And if he manages to, for instance, pelt it down the streets of Manchester in dress shoes, he must be pretty good at it.
One to watch for the next Olympics... Maybe.
Write a book
He’s already written a fair few books, but it seems disgraced politicians have become rather fond of locking themselves in their studies and begging Penguin for a meeting recently, if this guy is anything to go by.
Time for Johnson to do the same.
Suggested title: The Johnson Years: How I lost Public Trust through a game of Guess the Song
Everyone knows Johnson loves a slogan, bless him. He first became obsessed with three word comms strategies with Get Brexit Done, then frothed at the mouth over variations of Build Back Better. He’s now saying Get Boosted Now to everyone who will listen so it is clear Johnson would make a pretty good Mad Men era ads man, able to flog just about anything to the public. Like: