The purgatory of riders and chancers running to succeed May

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The purgatory of riders and chancers running to succeed May

This is a serious contest in need of serious candidates

Allison Pearson

Have you thought about standing to be the next Conservative Party leader in the UK? Come along, Marjorie – everyone else has thrown their hat in.

On Wednesday, Kit Malthouse became the 10th MP to put his name forward. What or who is Kit Malthouse? Sounds like a hot milky drink.

Not inappropriate, I guess, given the complete and utter Horlicks that is the once-great Conservative and Unionist Party...

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