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Nusrat Ghani MP for Wealden and vice-chair of The 1922 committee

Nusrat Ghani, the Conservative MP for Wealden and vice-chair of The 1922 committee.

As Boris Johnson prepares to step down we hear from Nusrat Ghani the Conservative MP for Wealden and vice-chair of The 1922 committee that represents backbench conservative MPs. Dubbed "the men in grey suits", the members of the 1922 Committee wield a lot of power in the Conservative Party and runs the selection process for new leaders.

Also joining Emma is Katie Perrior who worked as a political advisor at 10 Downing Street under Theresa May and previously for Boris Johnson and David Davis. She is now chair of INHouse Communications
Charlotte Carew Pole the Director of Women2Win, an organisation which aims to increase the number of Conservative women in Parliament.
Journalist Sonia Purnell and author of Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition

Plus the latest from Westminster from BBC political Correspondent Ione Wells

Presenter: Emma Barnett
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson
Studio Manager: Emma Harth

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56 minutes

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  • Thu 7 Jul 2022 10:00

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