Quotes about Boris Johnson

While Boris has great attributes, he was not capable of uniting that team and leading the party and the country in the way that I would have hoped

After the referendum result last week I felt we needed someone to lead this country who believed heart and soul in leaving the European Union. I also believed we needed someone who would be able to build a team, lead and unite. I hoped that person would be Boris Johnson.

I came in the last few days reluctantly and firmly to the conclusion that while Boris has great attributes, he was not capable of uniting that team and leading the party and the country in the way that I would have hoped.

30 June 2016 – Michael Gove, Conservative MP since 2005, former Secretary of State for Education, Secretary of State for Justice