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Boris Johnson is being drafted in to woo wavering voters amid a rising risk from Nigel Farage’s Reform UK. The former Prime Minister has signed tens of hundreds of letters to individuals who supported the Conservatives when he led it.

Tory strategists are involved that most of the voters who backed the celebration for the primary time in 2019 will abandon the celebration for both Reform UK or Labour.

Nigel Farage has claimed his celebration is forward of the Conservatives in a lot of northern England and the Midlands.

But the Conservatives have additionally held discussions about Mr Johnson showing on the marketing campaign path to spice up the celebration’s fortunes.

Prior to the election, there have been months of hypothesis about what function Mr Johnson may play, having beforehand instructed former MP mates he would marketing campaign for them.

However, the Express revealed that the shock date change could have hampered Mr Johnson’s capacity to play as full a task as he would have favored to had the election been held within the Autumn.

Mr Johnson has entered the marketing campaign endorsing candidates via movies on the social media platform X.

The former Prime Minister additionally warned Britons who vote for Reform will get a “dangerous” Sir Keir Starmer majority.

Isaac Levido, the Tory marketing campaign supervisor who additionally ran Mr Johnson’s profitable 2019 election bid, has remained in touch with the previous Prime Minister.

They are understood to have mentioned how Mr Johnson may assist out the Conservatives’ marketing campaign.

On why the Tory marketing campaign wished to deploy him, the supply mentioned: “The simple answer is he gets cut through. That is a rarity in this Conservative campaign.”

A spokesman for Mr Johnson mentioned: “Boris Johnson has always said ‘vote Conservative’ at every election and he continues to say that this time.”