Iain Dale and Steve Richards - What does it take to be PM? Two leading political commentators discuss the nature of leadership and what makes the difference between mediocre and magnificent
There has arguably never been a more challenging year to lead the country in peacetime than this one. But Boris Johnson is not the first PM to face challenges, and some have handled them better than others. So what does it take separate a mediocre leader from a great one? And was Enoch Powell right, that failure is inevitable? The award-winning LBC Radio presenter, and leading political commentator, Iain Dale, and broadcaster and Radio 4’s Week in Westminster presenter, Steve Richards, talk about their books which put all 55 residents of No.10 under scrutiny, especially the present incumbent.