24 Jun 2019

Hunt calls Johnson ‘cowardly’ for ducking TV debate

Political Editor

For a supposedly great communicator, Boris Johnson seems somewhat uncommunicative. He ducked out of TV discussions when there were many more would-be Tory leaders in the race. Now there are only two, he is no keener on appearing. His reluctance to appear on tomorrow’s TV debate has led Sky to cancel it. Jeremy Hunt saw his chance, this morning branding his rival a coward. But there have been a couple of sightings.