WITH the lead that they had in the opinion polls plummeting, will the decision of the Tory party faithful to appoint Boris as their leader also be their biggest mistake?

I would far rather politics was conducted on the basis of policies and principles, but Boris’s appeals that “I am different” and “I’ve only been Prime Minister for 120 days” are falling on deaf ears in the Scottish streets.

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The people I speak to are rejecting the opinion of the judge who said (paraphrasing) that yes, Boris lied, but we can expect politicians to lie, can’t we?

No! I cannot accept that liars have a place in running our nation. He must be defeated if we are to be a free and fair country, both in Scotland and in the rest of the UK.

Pete Rowberry