David Cameron and Boris Johnson told they're elitist and out of touch because they went to Eton

Is it the question that sums up why most people won't vote for the Tories?

Matt Dathan
Wednesday 06 May 2015 10:32
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David Cameron campaigning with Boris Johnson
David Cameron campaigning with Boris Johnson

Many will say it is the question that summed up why voters will deny the Conservatives from winning a majority, despite a growing economy and falling unemployment.

Finally, a 'normal' voter was given access to ask David Cameron a question, which began: “Do you think the UK’s current democracy, crippling voter apathy, is caused by the fact that its Prime Minister, Mayor of the capital, and Chancellor were all in the same class at school?"

To find out how the rest of the question continued, watch the video below:

It is the kind of question we have all been waiting for one of the political leaders to be asked during this dull and stage-managed campaign.

But it did not stop the Prime Minister giving his pre-scripted, boring response, telling her how his government had created two million jobs, "halved the deficit" and had overseen an economic recovery "faster than the rest of the European Union".

Fellow Eton alumni Boris Johnson joined David Cameron on the campaign trail today

And Boris Johnson, who joined his old school mate Mr Cameron as he campaigned in Hendon, north London, claimed "people don't care where they come from," as long as they did a good job.

He also pointed out that he also went to the same primary school as Ed Miliband, the Labour leader.

Speaking afterwards, the woman who asked the question described the pair as "totally out of touch with the electorate".

"I do not believe that they could live through what most people are living through at the moment - I don't think it's affected them in the slightest and I think it's unrealistic for them to put that sort of pressure on their electorate and expect them to vote them back in; they weren't voted in last time.

She said she was far from satisfied with the Prime Minister's response, claiming he had failed to answer the question. But what would have been the ideal answer for her? "Electoral reform".

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