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Maajid Nawaz tips Michael Gove to be next Tory leader - only once Brexit is done
19 September 2020, 15:50 | Updated: 19 September 2020, 16:29
Maajid Nawaz predicts Boris Johnson to be replaced by Michael Gove
As Labour continue to make ground in polls, Maajid Nawaz wondered if the PM's days are numbered, and made a suggestion of who his replacement will be.
"Whatever you do there's going to be a significant proportion of this population that is going to be unhappy with this Prime Minister," he said, fearing the PM's days are numbered after Brexit is done.
"Nobody in a sane mind would want to take that job at least until Brexit is resolved."
Maajid took out his crystal ball, telling listeners that "maybe Michael Gove will replace Boris Johnson, but, once Brexit is delivered."
Seeing as Mr Gove has already put himself forward for party leadership, along with being "the second most senior Minister at Number 10," Maajid believed the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster would fit seamlessly into a role as Prime Minister.
Maajid reiterated the tough road the PM has ahead, warning that he doesn't think "there's a way through this where a politician survives."
"There's no clean victory here with Brexit," he concluded.