Johnson spoke about this in a collection of interviews for his ally, former minister Nadine Dorries’ new guide (“The Plan: The Political Assassination of Boris Johnson”). Both have been fierce critics of Sunak since Johson left 10 Downing Street.
The fallen Tory Prime Minister acknowledged that Sun “doesn’t supply voters something that they may line up behind”.
You should have a constructive program to alter the nation
The former prime minister stated that the present authorities is shedding voters in the so-called “pink wall” area, the place the majority of voters voted for Brexit.
People are nonetheless caught. They voted for change in 2019 and are drifting again to Labor in these Brexit constituencies as a result of they do not see change in authorities
Johnson criticized Sunak’s choice to lift the company tax price from 19 p.c to 25 p.c. The BBC reminds us: this plan was first introduced by Sunak in 2021, at the same time as Johnson’s finance minister.
I actually, actually suppose that if we do not get a maintain of it, the outcomes of the native elections can be repeated in the normal election and Starmer (Labour leader – ed) will trigger total catastrophe.
– believes the Tory politician.
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