“The most important thing now is that tensions in the region calm down…let’s dial this thing down.”
Posts Tagged: Boris Johnson
WATCH: Johnson 1) “It’s not for government to step in and save companies that simply run into trouble”
Asked about the future of Flybe, the Prime Minister adds he does “want to ensure regional connectivity”.
“We did it – we pulled it off, didn’t we? We broke the gridlock, we ended the deadlock, we smashed the road block…the biggest Conservative majority since the 1980s.”
Interview. Johnson: This election is “going down to the wire. It is absolutely vital that every Conservative gets out and votes.”
He names his favourite carol, pledges an independent inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred within the Tory Party, and says his record explains why he can be trusted.
The latest polls clarify the choice: either Johnson gets it done, or a Corbyn-led government blocks it. A vote for Farage is a vote for the latter.
“You have to save us from that guy…”, says one member of the public. “Otherwise we’re all leaving the country!”, adds another.
The two most likely candidates are both Welsh-speaking Brexiteers – but hail from different parts of the principality and differ on devolution.
My research suggests that parties of the centre-right should be cautious about mistaking transactional voter support for deeper allegiance.
Our last pre-election Cabinet League Table. It’s a near-tie at the top: Javid, Gove, Johnson, in that order.
Whilst individual ministers rise and fall, overall the Government goes to the polls with a lot of goodwill from grassroots Conservatives.
Its future is not yet in the bag, but it has made a remarkably assured start. Much now depends on the genius of its editors.
ConHome’s election panel. “The Conservatives should be obsessing about contrast – not just on Brexit, but other wedge issues too.”
Each week, our panel of James Frayne, Marcus Roberts, Trevor Phillips, and Salma Shah will will analyse and assess what’s happening.
Vox pub: In Remain-leaning London, Johnson’s cause endures, and Umunna has found no passport to Pimlico
One drinker stood up for Labour and called the Prime Minister a liar. But during several hours of talk, nobody sprang to Corbyn’s defence.
WATCH: “I accept that the full plan needs to be developed” – the Prime Minister is pressed on social care
Marr presses Johnson over his previous claim that the Conservatives had already worked out their social care policy.
WATCH: Johnson on the attack – his ‘immediate takeaway’ is that people should ‘serve the term of their sentence’
“This guy was out on automatic early release and I have long said that this system simply isn’t working.”