Boris Johnson reacts to losing two by-elections and Oliver Dowden resignation

Boris Johnson has vowed to “keep going” despite the Tory party suffering two humiliating defeats in by-elections on Friday, leading to the resignation of party chairman Oliver Dowden.In Tiverton and Honiton the Liberal Democrats overturned a 24,000 Tory majority to win, while Labour reclaimed Wakefield.Speaking from Kigali, where the prime minister is at a Commonwealth leaders’ summit, Mr Johnson said: “It’s absolutely true we’ve had some tough by-election results, they’ve been, I think, a reflection of a lot of things, but we’ve got to recognise voters are going through a tough time at the moment. We've got to recognise there is more we've got to do and we certainly will, we will keep going, addressing

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