“I truly really don’t know, as an individual who follows politics very closely, what Boris Johnson’s truly major idea is.”
Tim Montgomerie, founder of Tory bible Conservative House, is not pulling his punches next the latest vote of no self-assurance in the Primary Minister earlier this 7 days.
Talking to Christopher Hope on this week’s Chopper’s Politics podcast, which you can listen to working with the audio participant above, he claims that while levelling up will come close to a ‘big idea’, it wants a lot more money backing:”We’re having new leisure centres in Stoke, but we’re not acquiring in a essential rebalancing of the economic system.”
When asked if it was good to say that Boris Johnson started out his tenure with Tony Blair like fervour, and now has the tired, conclusion of administration air of Gordon Brown, the former aide to the Prime Minister stated it was an unfair comparison – to the former Labour leader.
“I normally like a Conservative prime minister to a Labour Prime Minister… There are all sorts of points happening in government that I welcome. But general, in terms of big suggestions for the region? I might say that Boris Johnson in was worse than Gordon Brown. Gordon Brown did essentially want to do a couple massive issues on the financial state.”
Also on the podcast, Northern Ireland Minister and prolonged-time Johnson ally, Conor Burns MP, will make his circumstance in defence of the Primary Minister, GB News host Alastair Stewart clarifies why he thinks the ‘mainstream media’ is a lot less than impartial when it arrives to Boris Johnson, and Charles Lewington, previous Head of Communications for the Tories in the 1990s, on why comparisons among with Sir John Major’s governing administration are misplaced.
Listen to Chopper’s Politics, The Telegraph’s weekly political podcast, utilizing the audio player at the leading of this article or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favourite podcast app.
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