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Tory MPs must share the blame with Sunak for the party’s troubles

28 January 2024

6:15 PM

28 January 2024

6:15 PM

Rishi Sunak is a drab technocrat mired in a failed political paradigm and with a tin ear for public opinion. And yet to blame him for the current dreadful state of the Conservative party is largely to miss the point.

The Tory party is facing an extinction-level general election result, not primarily because of Sunak but because it has reached a philosophical dead end.

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