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Borisland: Cummings, Carrie and the troubled creation of a new post-Thatcherite Conservatism

BY Iain Martin | tweet iainmartin1   /  13 September 2020

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In Tim Shipman’s long read in last weekend’s edition of the Sunday Times – on the PM’s “troubleshooting trio” – he referred to the “the three Cs” who are central to advising Boris Johnson and running the British government.

Ah, I thought. The “three Cs”. That means Carrie Symonds, the Prime Minister’s partner, is going to be included. The loudest whisper in Whitehall and Westminster right now, not yet put in print as far as I’ve seen, is that Carrie,


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