It comes after the Privileges Committee recommended Boris Johnson is suspended for 90 days for “deliberately misleading” Parliament over partygate.
The Liberal Democrats said voting against the motion would be “an insult to bereaved families who grieved alone while Boris Johnson partied.” The vote to approve the Privileges Committee’s recommendations is expected in Parliament on Monday 19 June.
Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Westminster and the City of London, Edward Lucas, commented:
“This report is completely unprecedented. Never before has a former British Prime Minister been found to have lied to Parliament and treated the public with such contempt.
“MP Nickie Aiken needs to examine [his/her] conscience and confirm [he/she] will vote to censure Boris Johnson. Anything less would be an insult to bereaved families in Westminster and the City of London who grieved alone while Boris Johnson lied and partied.
“The Conservative Party is now in a full blown civil war, while people struggle to afford to pay their mortgage or get a GP appointment. It’s time that Conservative MPs stopped fighting among themselves and focused on tackling the problems facing the country, from the NHS crisis to the cost of living.”