Wednesday 6 July 2022 07:36 PM Boris Johnson's loyal Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries cuts a lone figure as ... trends now
Nadine Dorries has stood firm in her loyalty to Prime Minister Boris Johnson despite over 30 cabinet walkouts.
'No,' she told reporters firmly while striding into Number Ten.
Britons today saw the funny side of the crisis engulfing Boris Johnson's Government by taking to social media to poke fun at Dorries' loyalty.
Nadine Dorries, Secretary of State for Culture, batted away calls for the PM to resign when she arrived at 10 Downing Street this afternoon
One mocking tweet claimed the culture secretary has submitted a letter of 'no comprehension'
Another humorous tweet used a still from Coronation Street to depict Dorries reacting to the MPS telling Johnson to resign
One mocking tweet claimed the culture secretary has submitted a letter of 'no comprehension'.
Another humorous tweet used a still from Coronation Street to depict Dorries reacting to the MPS telling Johnson to resign.
A further meme showed a woman passed out on the street, mischievously claiming it was Dorries later tonight.
A further meme showed a woman passed out on the street, mischievously claiming it was Dorries later tonigh.
A scene from the Vicar of Dibley was another source of material for the online jests
Boris and Nadine were sent up with another gung-ho picture of a couple wielding weapons
A still from Stranger Things was also sent up as a Nadine meme
Their departures triggered walkouts by more junior members of the Government, with ministers Will Quince and Robin Walker the latest to quit today.
Amid speculation that Mr Johnson's time in Number 10 could soon be coming to an end, dozens of memes making light of the situation were posted on Twitter.
One made reference to the Prime Minister's wife Carrie Johnson and the expensive and controversial refurbishment of the Downing Street flat by designer Lulu Lytle.
The tweet read: 'Carrie with the iron frantically steaming off the gold wallpaper and stuffing it into an overnight bag.'
Another mentioned horror film Jaws by depicting the film's upbeat mayor of Amity Island outside Downing Street.
Boris Johnson's past election advert was used to ungraciously mock the PM and culture secretary
A picture of an angry staffie was also used by one mischievous Twitter user
A snap of comedian David Mitchell also found its way into the Twitterverse
Referencing the moment where the mayor promised the beaches were safe before the killer shark struck again, the tweet read: 'The Cabinet is open and everyone is having a wonderful time'.
A third jokingly quoted Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky, depicting him as saying: 'The thing is Boris, you have visited quite a few times already'.
It was making reference to previous visits to Kyiv