He was a huge unifying figure by the end of my time with him when the Olympics happened in London. He would not have been re-elected in a left-leaning city like London if he hadn’t appealed to the left.
Now he’s gone the other way. He’s become more tribal, and tribal within the tribe, so that he would now be — if he were to become leader — a hugely divisive figure.
15 September 2018 – Guto Harri, Director of Communications for Boris Johnson’s mayoral administration