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David Cameron’s official biographer tips Jo Johnson for No 10: ‘it’s BoJo vs JoJo’

David Cameron's official biographer tips Jo Johnson for No 10: 'it's BoJo vs JoJo'
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Although the weekend papers were filled with stories of MPs plotting to loosen the Treasury's purse strings, there were some whisperings of who ought to succeed Theresa May. While Boris Johnson is still widely regarded as the frontrunner, it is actually his brother Jo who is destined for No 10?

Mr S only asks after Sir Anthony Seldon – who has written books about the past five British prime ministers – tipped the MP for Orpington as the Johnson to watch. Speaking at the Higher Education festival, David Cameron's official biographer said that the new story is 'BoJo vs JoJo', with the latter 'definitely Prime Ministerial material':

https://twitter.com/AnthonySeldon/status/880529631828430848

https://twitter.com/AnthonySeldon/status/880420476669087744

Well, if anyone should know it's Seldon...

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