Boris Johnson and Liz Truss should admit blame for ‘chaos’, says ex-Tory leader

Troublesome ex-PMs ducking responsibility for ‘failure’, says William Hague

Adam Forrest
Political Correspondent
Tuesday 07 February 2023 08:42 GMT
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Boris Johnson and Liz Truss should stop blaming others for their failures and take responsibility for helping sow “chaos”, former Tory leader William Hague has said.

In a scathing attack on the ex-prime ministers – both booted out of No 10 by their own party last year – Mr Hague suggested that they were scapegoating after “completely screwing things up”.

The former Tory leader condemned “false narratives of conspiracies and misrepresenting failure as victimhood” from leaders who blame the establishment for their mistakes.

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