Boris versus George: the new Tory battle

“The continued speculation about who in the Conservative party is putting the most effort into preparing their leadership hat to throw into the currently nonexistent ring is quite amusing,” says Isabel Hardman on Spectator.com.

London mayor Boris Johnson and Chancellor George Osborne seem to be “engaged in a strange fight about who is gaining the most currency with backbenchers so that they’re in the best possible position” once David Cameron departs as prime minister.

The education secretary, Michael Gove, was the latest to make waves after claiming in an interview with the Financial Times that the number of [...]

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