Former Cabinet minister Simon Clarke has launched a blistering intervention, urging Rishi Sunak to step down as Prime Minister.
Clarke, who was a former ally of Sunak, warned that the Conservatives must oust Sunak or face an electoral “massacre”.
The MP served as Sunak’s number 2 at the Treasury. He warned that “extinction is a very real possibility” for the Conservative Party if the current PM leads it into this year’s general election.
In a blistering Op-Ed in the Telegraph, Clarke said that, while Sunak has many good qualities, “he does not get what Britain needs and he is not listening to what the British people want”.
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