With Jupp preferring to shop till he drops in Budleigh and Exmouth rather than face voters in Sidmouth, Johnson relegated to tasting mince pies and Rees-Mogg having become the invisible man – who knows what Tories stand for (or against?).
“The BBC‘s Andrew Neil has revealed that Boris Johnson has still not confirmed a date for a general election interview with him.
The prime minister has been accused of trying to dodge an encounter with the broadcaster – widely viewed as TV’s toughest political interrogator – ahead of the 12 December poll.
With just eight days left before election day, Conservatives insist they are “in discussions” with the BBC on a possible interview.
But asked today what progress had been made, Mr Neil replied simply: “None.”