Many Tories might endure similar destiny as me in 1997, says Michael Portillo | EUROtoday

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Michael Portillo criticised the Conservative Party’s normal election marketing campaign as he mentioned the Tories preserve “interrupting Labour whenever it’s making mistakes”.

The former Tory Cabinet minister and now TV presenter mentioned the Conservatives had confronted an “uphill battle” ever since Rishi Sunak triggered the competition on July 4.

He advised GB News: “For the Tories, ever since the soggy election announcement by the bedraggled Prime Minister in Downing Street, it’s been an uphill battle.

“Given Labour’s lead in the polls, perhaps it might have helped the Tories to focus on Sir Keir Starmer’s party, especially what it’s going to do and how it’s going to pay for it.

“But the Conservatives seemingly can’t help but make the campaign about themselves, interrupting Labour whenever it’s making mistakes, and blurting out policy announcements.”