Why Rishi Sunak’s Lurch to The Right Will Only Hurt the Conservatives
The Prime Minister's plans to 'lean into' culture war issues will only worsen the scale of his party's likely defeat at the next general election
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Rishi Sunak is planning to push the Conservative Party even further to the right.
According to multiple reports, the Prime Minister believes that leaning even further into right-wing ‘culture war’ issues, such as trans-rights and migration will somehow help him to cling onto Number 10.
Sources close to Sunak told Bloomberg that this strategy will “play on some voters’ emotions and create dividing lines with Labour and the surging party’s leader, Keir Starmer”.
Here’s why this is a major mistake.