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Latest ludicrous Tory proposals will destroy the British economy

Poorly considered ideas masquerading as economic policy are all too evident in the Tory leadership candidates’ pledges

16th June, 2019
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Boris Johnson launches his campaign to become leader of the British Conservative Party Picture: PA

Last Monday, nominations for the next Conservative Party leader closed. There were ten candidates on the ballot, and they will spend the coming weeks outlining their ‘visions’ for what post-Brexit Britain will look like.

The 314 Conservative MPs will choose the two candidates in the running to replace Theresa May. The Conservative Party will then ballot its members and de facto choose Britain’s next prime minister. At the time of writing, six candidates...

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