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The three ‘C’s’ that explain Boris’s historic election win

This was an election as important and as divisive for the UK as Margaret Thatcher’s victory in 1979. Vast numbers of British people will never be reconciled to Boris Johnson as prime minister or to Brexit. In fact, a whole nation, Scotland, is already asking permission to leave.

My assumption, however, is that Johnson will go Red Tory rather than born-again-Thatcherite.

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Robert Peston
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Robert Peston is Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show Peston. His articles originally appeared on his ITV News blog.

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