The BBC political editor has been doing the broadcast rounds to discuss the early results from Thursday’s local elections across the United Kingdom. Boris Johnson’s Conservative Government have taken a blow in London losing a number of high-profile councils to Keir Starmer’s Labour. However, Laura Kuenssberg has argued that the results overall for the Tories may not actually be such a grim picture.
Ms Kuenssberg told BBC Breakfast: “It’s been a grim set of results for Boris Johnson.
“But has it been completely ghastly Armageddon? No, it hasn’t been actually.
“If you think of what the Tories have gone through in the last six months, all those allegations the Prime Minister found to have been broken a law. Think about how people are feeling about their family finances right now. People are feeling increasingly hard up and concerned about what might lie next.
“But that hasn’t turned into a really, really strong punishment for the government.”
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