David Cameron recently pledged to serve a full second term as Prime Minister – yet titans of the centre-right are eyeing up a somewhat quicker exit for him.
Party donor and keen psephologist Lord Ashcroft is no big fan of Cameron, referring to the Tory leader as “suspicious” in a recent blog post regarding Ashcroft’s upcoming biography of the PM, “Call Me Dave”.
And last night Ashcroft was busy echoing a rather blunt sentiment from media mogul Rupert Murdoch to his near-40,000 Twitter followers.
UK. Failure to win majority against either Brown in crisis or Miliband would mean chop for Cameron. Open talk today in party and press.— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) April 26, 2015
“Failure to win majority against either Brown in crisis or Miliband would mean chop for Cameron,” tweeted Murdoch. “Open talk today in party and press.”
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