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Rishi Sunak hits the north to try to woo public – but only the invited


During a 50-minute question and answer session with voters in Morecambe, Lancashire, he was at pains to show he was a straight talker who could translate his message outside Westminster.

Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, said: “For this to work, people need to see some rough and tumble. When Major got off the campaign bus on to his soapbox and shouted over the noise of the crowd, that was politics in the raw.”

The Guardian



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