We need someone with the energy, ideas and enthusiasm to reboot our party and reconnect it with the country – not to mention deliver Brexit.
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The former Foreign Secretary pledges to take Britain out of the EU by October 31 – deal or no deal.
There’s no majority in this Commons for anything. This Conservative contest is faltering because candidates won’t face that fact.
None are willing to admit that an election is likely, and set out how on earth they would win it with Brexit undelivered.
Any candidate who focuses solely on leaving the EU will hit a brick wall with the Parliamentary Party.
The start of a series in which we ask seven public questions of the leading contenders. They may not be the most convenient, but that’s why we’re asking them.
It’s increasingly clear that he is the candidate who can win back the voters we need to win the next general election.
“No infrastructure on the border, because I believe passionately in that. It is necessary for our Union.”
“What I’m talking about is making an offer to the European Union for things we’ve already agreed… in the Withdrawal Agreement.”
WATCH: Gyimah – He would vote remain but ‘if I was Prime Minister, I wouldn’t actively campaign’ for it
He was asked how he would vote in a second, three-question referendum on Brexit.
“We have to carefully put together the governing party into a majority which will deliver a Brexit deal, which is what I did back in January.”
The Justice Secretary is impressed with the ‘honesty and clarity’ with which he approaches Brexit and ‘no deal’.
The President’s support for Johnson may do the latter no good among voters, but it’s likely to do him no harm among another electorate – Tory activists.
Paul Goodman and Mark Wallace probe who has had a good and week, what happens next – and why the contest isn’t rising to events.
Paul Goodman and Mark Wallace probe who’s had a good and bad week, what happens next – and why the contest isn’t rising to events.
We need a range of policies, an understanding of the challenges and a solutions-based approach that will unite our Party – and our country.