Discerning Boris Johnson’s plan for Britain is like peering through a dense bank of fog and evasiveness – Andrew Vine

A WEEK to go until we find out if Boris Johnson is to be our new Prime Minister, and trying to discern what his plan will be is like trying to peer through a dense bank of fog.

Maybe it’s being kept deliberately unclear because there isn’t a plan – or not a detailed one at any rate – to break the Brexit deadlock or deal with myriad policy problems facing Britain on the domestic front.

Pro and anti-Boris Johnson electoral pacts would push UK towards toxic style of US...
source: Yorkshire Post

2019-07-16 08:23
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