BORIS Johnson’s first speech as Prime Minister yesterday was confident and uncompromising, and gave every sense of stepping up to the plate – taking on the challenge of Brexit and the challenge of kickstarting the confidence of a great nation that too long has been taught to hate itself.

After three years of miserable May, to say it was a breath of fresh air is to understate it. It was a rock-solid performance and gave every sense that at last we may have a leader.

Now all he has to do is live up to it. That is the harder part.

At The Conservative Woman we will be watching him every step of the way.

We will not be forgiving if we are sold a version of May’s Withdrawal Agreement. He mentioned the forgotten people. That was good. Again, we will not be forgiving if he follows a socially liberal and hyper individualist agenda. That is the last way to help those who do not enjoy the economic buffers of the self-centred metropolitan elites.

If you missed the speech, you can see it here. Our score: eight out of ten.

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