School of Politics and International Relations

The real Boris Johnson: one-nation Tory or raging populist?

16 December 2019

Professor of Politics, Professor Tim Bale wrote an opinion piece on what the UK should expect following Boris Johnson’s victory in the recent election. He writes: “Boris Johnson has long been a familiar face in British politics, so why does his ideology remain, in the words of his role-model Winston Churchill, ‘a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma’? It’s a puzzle to which there are two, and possibly three solutions, none of which are necessarily mutually exclusive.”
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