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Political Punch-up: Ken Clarke labels leadership election 'a fiasco'

Political Punch-up: Ken Clarke labels leadership election 'a fiasco'

In a previously unseen clip from Sky News, former Conservative chancellor Ken Clarke appeared to label the current Tory leadership race a “fiasco”, making several disparaging remarks about the frontline candidates.

The footage, released by Sky News earlier this week, saw the veteran Tory MP predicting that Michael Gove would have the nation at war with three countries at the same time, if he was made Prime Minister. He also described Angela Leadsom as saying some “extremely stupid things” during the leadership campaigns

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