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Lord Frost hit again at Theresa May after she blamed Boris Johnson and Liz Truss for the Tories’ woes.

The former Brexit minister stated to take what the ex-prime minister says about politics “with a very large pinch of salt”.

He pointed to Mrs May’s “bungled” Brexit negotiations in addition to common and European election outcomes beneath her premiership.

The Tory peer wrote on X: “Theresa May is a former leader of our party & should be treated with respect.

“But I am unable to overlook her disastrously bungled Brexit negotiations, her near-loss of an election to the worst Labour chief ever, and her supply of a Conservative vote share of 9% within the 2019 Euro ‘elections’.

“Boris Johnson successfully cleared all this up. So take what she says about how to do politics, and who is and is not Conservative, with a very large pinch of salt.”

Lord Frost’s intervention comes after Mrs May accused her successors Mr Johnson and Ms Truss of destroying the Conservative Party’s reputation.

Asked why the Conservatives had been so unpopular, she informed a press gallery lunch in Westminster: “Obviously we’ve been in for 14 years, and it’s all the time tougher for a celebration that’s been in authorities for a major time period.

“Let’s face it, with Boris the lockdown events exacerbated a way, that was already there from individuals, of it was one rule for MPs and one other rule for them.

“And then with Liz, what happened with the markets, that just disrupted the sense that this was a party of economic management.”

Mrs May stated that voters had seen “fairly a little bit of change beneath us and issues occurring. They needed some stability, and I believe Rishi has introduced that stability”.

She additionally rejected the suggestion that the results of the upcoming common election was a foregone conclusion

Mrs May stated Sir Keir Starmer lacked the recognition of Sir Tony Blair and Labour confronted a tricky activity in profitable the variety of seats it wants even for a majority of 1.

She insisted the UK wants to stay within the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) amid rising Tory calls to stop.

In an extra rebuke to the correct of her occasion, Mrs May rejected the suggestion that Reform UK chief Richard Tice and honorary president Nigel Farage needs to be welcomed into the Conservative Party.