He premier Rishi Sunak has admitted Britons’ “anger and exhaustion” towards politicians and criticized his predecessors for “promising things and changing nothing”. The conservative leader, however, shot at his own foot when announce the suspension of high-speed train to Manchesteraccused by his own coreligionists of “canceling the future” and in the midst of the reopened war between the tories.
Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murthy, served as a surprise presenter in a last attempt to bring the man personally premier to the British. “Rishi is working hard to do what he must for this country in the long run, with integrity and honesty,” Murthy said. “Aspiration is in his DNA and will continue fighting with energy and passion for the future from this country”.
In a cautious and ambivalent speech, in contrast to the populist and “hurricane” harangue of his Home Secretary Suella Braverman, Sunak made his debut as a leader at the national conference of the Conservative Party in full countdown to the 2024 elections and among obvious signs of his fiasco when it came to unifying the tories and stop the plummet in the polls.
The Labor Party leads the Conservative Party by 21 points (45% to 24%) in the latest YouGov poll. At this point, 64% of British people have an “unfavorable” opinion of the “premier”, compared to 25% who approve of his management a year after his arrival at Downing Street.