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Tax rises, handouts, law-breaking: what do the Tories stand for now?

29 May 2022 · 7 min read

After a week in which Boris Johnson’s character has been at the heart of public debate, Conservative MPs worry about what has happened to their party

After yet another long and difficult week in the premiership of Boris Johnson, Conservative MPs returned to their constituencies on Thursday and Friday wondering what on earth they would say to voters back home.

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