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Diary: June 2012

France's "Mr Ordinary," Hague's local difficulty, and the return of Adonis

By Prospect   June 2012

Bored Boris?

On winning the London mayoral contest, Boris Johnson was quick to reignite his rivalry with the prime minister, telling his team that in winning they had “survived the rain… the budget, and the endorsement of David Cameron.” But according to some close to the mayor, he is deflated after victory. Unless Johnson can find a way of standing for parliament while serving his second term as mayor, as first suggested in this magazine last year, he may find himself locked into the London job during the next Tory leadership contest. According to Just Boris, the biography by Sonia…

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