The Election Diaries: leaders deadlocked following debate and voters view them as 'weasel, fox, snake, or sloth'

The turning point for me in the 2017 campaign was when a focus group participant told me that she'd trust Theresa May to look after her house when she went on holiday - but not to look after her pet cat.

by Deborah Mattinson
In an increasingly presidential-style contest the leader is the personification of the party, writes Deborah Mattinson
In an increasingly presidential-style contest the leader is the personification of the party, writes Deborah Mattinson

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