Heather Jameson 25 July 2019

Open letter to Boris Johnson

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Dear Mr Johnson,

Congratulations on your election as leader of the Conservative Party and your appointment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Now the real work will begin. Brexit is, of course, the only real thing on the agenda. With just three months to go before the final deadline to leave the European Union you need a plan – deal or no deal.

To get a Brexit decision through Parliament, that may mean a General Election. With the perilous state of national politics, divided between parties and Brexit factions, you will need to galvanise your local councillors to help bolster support on the ground. They are a loyal bunch and will no doubt oblige. But what next?

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