MPs hardly have a great track record of selecting suitable candidates – and the current system allows for coronations when needed.
My advice is to unite around a candidate who’s likeable, conservative and comes across to the public. That’s Badenoch.
No Conservative leader has lost a challenge as Prime Minister, but neither have any survived their victories by as much as a year.
“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
He says he’s best placed to deliver Brexit, slash corporation tax and beat Corbyn. And adds “I am not going to criticise Boris for going to a posher public school than me.”