George Osborne says Tories are ‘screwed’ if Theresa May fails to connect with new voters

From PoliticsHome: The Conservatives will be “politically screwed” if Theresa May fails to reach out to a more diverse group of voters, George Osborne has warned.

The former chancellor – who was sacked by Mrs May in 2016 and now edits the Evening Standard newspaper – said the Prime Minister needed to find “a way to reconnect” with voters beyond the party’s traditional base.

He told GQ: “If the Conservative Party does not try to reconnect with modern Britain, with urban, ethnically diverse, sexually diverse Britain, it is politically screwed.

“The current leadership needs to find a way to reconnect or we will need new leadership.”

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