12 Jan 2022

Can Boris Johnson remain PM after Downing Street party apology?

Boris Johnson’s admission has prompted calls for him to resign, not just from the opposition, but even from some within the Conservative party.

One of his own MPs said he was politically a “dead man walking”.

But his success within the party comes as much from the grassroots members as it does from his parliamentary colleagues.

We visited Bury St Edmunds to gauge the strength, or fragility, of that support.