New round of Tory MP elections reveals "deeply divided" nature of UK

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Published on 20 Jun 2019, 15:39
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France 24 international affairs commentator Douglas Herbert notes that the results of the most recent round of voting reveal "how deeply divided, sharply polarized, Britain has become, but more specifically it shows how unshackled from reality the Conservative Party has become." Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, and Jeremy Hunt are now the three remaining contenders for Tory leadership, and though any one of these three candidates could be the next UK PM, "what a lot of the voters watching this, even those of a conservative bent, are still looking for is clarity."

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