The Telegraph, December 3, John Longworth
It is all about trust. To gain other people’s trust it requires those seeking it to have integrity and to consistently and demonstrably deliver on their promises. Given the government has a number of key people who have a reputation for not doing this it becomes even more crucial to go the extra mile, to exaggerate those qualities if they wish to maintain the support of those who trusted them.
Having become a nice shade of blue the regional constituencies in the North, Midlands and Wales are turning purple with rage at the possibility that the government will not fulfil its manifesto commitments in respect of Brexit, as amply demonstrated by the results of an independent opinion poll commissioned by the think tank, Centre for Brexit Policy (CBP). The poll examined the attitudes of voters in the so-called “Red Wall” constituencies who put the Conservative government into power. The poll also homed in on the switchers, those who used to vote Labour, but instead voted Conservative at the last election.
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