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Red Rishi: the Prime Minister’s political makeover

The Tories are trying on Labour’s clothes

3 June 2023

9:00 AM

3 June 2023

9:00 AM

What kind of conservative is Rishi Sunak? This time last year, there was a clear answer: he was a fiscal hawk who was worried about how much the government had to borrow to fund the Covid crisis. As chancellor, he was always fighting with the prime minister over high spending.

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