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Does CCHQ think Boris will lose his seat?

One of the strange things about this election is that the Conservatives could quite conceivably wake up on 13 December to find they have won a majority, but their prime minister has lost his job. In 2017 Boris Johnson only won his seat of Uxbridge and Ruislip with just over 5,000 votes, placing his constituency squarely in the sights of Labour, who will be hoping to claim his scalp this election.

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