“One of the reasons why the public feels alienated [by politicians] is because too often they feel we are muffling and veiling our language…not speaking as we find.”
Our columnist is interviewing each of the Conservative leadership candidates on his LBC show – here’s the second.
The second referendum supporter appears to be the latest person culled by the 1922 Committee’s higher nomination threshold.
“I know that you may not believe in your heart that you can do it. But the Conservative Party membership deserve a choice, so let’s have a proper race.”
The Foreign Secretary “pays tribute to Theresa May, and the unflinching sense of duty she has shown”.
“This isn’t the moment for foghorn diplomacy. This is the moment for calm, steely determination.”
“There are dark clouds over Westminster… Britain isn’t broken, it’s politics that’s in a rut.
Her policy platform pledges more money for police, schools and defence, as well as a cut to foreign aid.
The International Development Secretary faces your challenging questions.
The former Brexit Secretary submits to your scrutiny as the leadership race proceeds.
The former Work and Pensions Secretary makes her case for the leadership.
The former Leader of the House responds to the ConHome audience.
The Home Secretary sets out his stall to persuade members to make him Prime Minister.
The former Chief Whip lays out what he believes distinguishes him from the rival contenders.
The Health Secretary offers an insight into his plans for party and nation.