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Why the Tory Party’s custodians are thinking of truncating or effectively cancelling the members‘ ballot to choose a leader, such that @BorisJohnson could be crowned within days or a fortnight itv.com/news/2019-06-1…
Another senior Tory has contacted me to say: “under the rules the contest only gets truncated if one of the final two candidates withdraws (technically also needs board agreement) as per 2016”. This was a response to what I just posted. In other words...
there is great nervousness about the membership leg of the contest. Thought has being given to how its potentially negative impact on the Tory party can be minimised. But it will only be curtailed or cancelled with the agreement of...
whoever is runner-up in this first Westminster stage.
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