The Prime Minister confronts Corbyn over “his failure to deal with racism in the Labour Party”.
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The veteran broadcaster put Johnson under severe pressure…but it’s very late in the day in the contest.
Both candidates were grilled for half an hour each by the This Week and Politics Live presenter.
The truth matters a lot to how the race shapes up. And there are widely differing estimates.
Mark Harper: If the Conservative Party is not the party of sound money, then what on earth are we for?
Between them, the two remaining candidates have already clocked up tax and spending promises of around £51 billion per year.
The front-runner has so far played it safe when it comes to the media, but the BBC’s premier political interviewer could yet make mincemeat of him.
Damian Flanagan: What drives the Conservatives’ underlying problems? For answers, ponder our exile from the cities of the north.
The Party cannot be one of the South and of the countryside if it is to engage with voters – and to win.
Plus: Nine of the ten original candidates have been on my show. When will you let me interview you in depth, Boris Johnson?
Much of politics is teamwork. Can he now create a coalition among Tory MPs, not to mention Party members, that builds on his appeal to many voters?
“The question is who is best placed to…ask testing questions…who has the vision of Britain that’s going to excite people?”
The five candidates on objectives, options, extensions and deadlines during yesterday evening’s event.
Many will hope that Gove and Hunt duke it out in a constructive way for the right to take on the man who is the clear winner from the week’s events.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
Alison Wolf: The Augar Review takes productivity, Industrial Strategy and skills seriously. Will the new Prime Minister listen?
Universities have generally had an excellent decade, but the rest of the system has not. It’s time to correct the imbalance.