School of Politics and International Relations

Maverick Boris Johnson or manager Jeremy Hunt: Who will be Britain's new prime minister?

23 July 2019

Professor Tim Bale spoke to USA Today about Britain’s possible new prime ministers. The article reads: “Tim Bale, a Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, said that if Johnson resembles Trump in his outspokenness and ability to court controversy, then Hunt is the ‘Mitt Romney of British politics,’ a reference to the U.S. Senator from Utah's solid, professional demeanor that lacks the special political sauce called charisma.”  

More »