Rory Stewart on what it’s like to run for Prime Minister

Rory Stewart, the former International Development Secretary and Conservative leadership candidate, talks to Rachel Cunliffe about the lessons he learned from running for the leadership in 2019. They wonder if this year’s candidates are showing increasing diversity in the party, why our political culture has become so bad for argument and debate, and what he got wrong when he was in government.

Stewart’s new series, The long history of argumentstarts on BBC Radio 4 on July 19 at 9am.

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