What to expect of Jeremy Hunt’s Britain

What to expect of Jeremy Hunt’s Britain

Andy Shamis (Balliol College) is an undergraduate in his first year of reading Mathematics and Computer Science.

For most ministers, it seems the only time we are made aware of their presence is through their failure, and Hunt is no exception to this rule. Boris Johnson, his current competitor in the leadership race, has been well known by the public for over a decade now, with his repeated gaffes and public outbursts making his famous, or for some, infamous. It seems as if Boris is a living embodiment of the idea that any publicity is good publicity, with this rule being exploited by many a populist figure in modern times, in stark contrast to Hunt. Indeed, we can see this contrast in how well either figure manages their respective tarrings in the face of the public.

Read More