It’s too depressing to think about. Many good people were driven out of the Conservative party by Brexit. There are still a few. I look at people like Jeremy Hunt – though I fear it is going to ruin his leadership chances for me to say he’s perfectly good and decent.
12 June 2022 – Chris Patten, Lord Patten of Barnes, Conservative MP from 1979 to 1992, served as Secretary of State for the Environment and Minister for Overseas Development, Conservative Party chairman, governor of Hong Kong, European Commissioner for External Relations, incumbent Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Conservative member of the House of Lords since 2005