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What do Londoners think of Boris?

The Mayor has amused residents of the capital—and earned their respect

Boris to the rescue? © STEPHEN CHUNG/NEWZULU/PA Images

I offer no apologies for discussing Boris Johnson’s prospects for the second time this year. Now he has been selected to fight the safe Conservative seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip in May’s general election, his chances of becoming the next Conservative leader have risen sharply. Under party rules, MPs will choose the two finalists, and local party members then decide between them.

If Boris…

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