‘I’m going to deliver!’ Rishi Sunak moves to soothe reports of Tory infighting as he says he is confident of winning next election
- A poll suggested Britons feel Rishi Sunak is failing on his five key pledges
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The Prime Minister moved to soothe reports of Tory infighting by yesterday stating he is confident of winning the next election.
Asked on the BBC’s Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg whether he would win the next general election, expected in autumn 2024, Rishi Sunak said: ‘Yes, because I’m going to deliver on the things that I say.’
A YouGov survey last week suggested the vast majority of Britons feel Mr Sunak is failing on his five key pledges – to halve inflation, grow the economy, reduce national debt, cut NHS waiting lists and tackle illegal immigration.
And there are reports of increasing discontent among Tory MPs in marginal seats who are calling for the Government to do more about cost of living pressures.
Asked by Laura Kuenssberg whether he would win the election expected in autumn 2024, Rishi Sunak said: ‘Yes, because I’m going to deliver on the things that I say’
A YouGov survey last week suggested the vast majority of Britons feel Mr Sunak is failing on his five key pledges
Mr Sunak said his resignation from Boris Johnson’s government last year over economic differences proved his integrity, and that he was the right person to lead the party.
He also criticised Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer for failing to distance himself from Jeremy Corbyn, who was kicked out of the party over his response to the equality watchdog’s report into anti-Semitism.
But tomorrow former Tory Brexit minister Lord Frost is expected to warn that the Conservatives will not win the next election if they continue to replay David Cameron-era politics.
He is due to give a speech saying it is time for a new type of conservatism, for those who wanted to leave the EU in 2016 and voted for the Tories at the 2019 election.
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