Boris Johnson offers little to supporters beyond a promise to leave the European Union next month. His other policies — tax cuts, more money for the police, tighter immigration rules — are standard-issue Conservative fare. Several of his rivals for the party leadership this spring ran on substantively similar platforms. “There’s not much of a quid pro quo there,” said Tim Bale, a Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London. In fact, Mr Bale noted, a few of the rebels — notably Philip Hammond, who advocated a policy of austerity as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the previous Conservative government — were put off by Mr. Johnson’s profligate spending plans.Find out moreProfessor Bale spoke about the latest Brexit updates on ArirangTV. He also spoke about Theresa May’s memoirs in The Washington Post.