The Labour MP for Batley and Spen asked Boris Johnson if he will use the summer to reflect on why “public trust in politicians is at an all-time low”. Ms Leadbeater asked: “Public trust in politicians is at an all-time low. Will the Prime Minister be using the next few weeks to personally consider why this could be? As the unedifying fight for his job continues, if those who were vying to replace him were to draw on his wise counsel, what advice would he give to ensure the people we serve receive far better than they have from this Government?”
Mr Johnson replied: “Mr Speaker I’m afraid I didn’t quite catch the last bit of the question.
“I will be using the next few weeks to do what the people of this country expect and that is to drive forward the agenda we were elected in 2019.
“The Labour Party particularly fear the Conservative Party.
“That is the agenda of uniting and levelling up and making sure we invest in places which decades were betrayed by Labour and left behind.
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“That is what the Conservatives are going to do and that’s why we’re going to win again.”
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