Johnson and the Spectre of Unmet Brexpectations

Biedermann, Ferry (2022) Johnson and the Spectre of Unmet Brexpectations. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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One has to hand it to Boris Johnson, at the time of writing still the UK’s Prime Minister and if current form continues, also for years to come. Over the years, and this probably goes way back, he must have shrewdly built up a reserve of scandals and affairs that when needed can be called upon to divert attentions from more serious shortcomings in his management of the country. How else to explain the convenient and ongoing gifts of partygate and now poochgate just as his Brexit-provided political armour is starting to show chinks, the latest of which are the new queues of lorries for Dover.

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28 January 2022Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2022 09:51
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2022 09:51
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12761

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