Crawley MP Backs Boris Johnson

2 July 2019, 13:17 | Updated: 2 July 2019, 13:18

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Crawley's MP has told Heart, Theresa May saw Brexit as a "problem" rather than an "opportunity".

Henry Smith's backing Boris Johnson to be the next Tory Leader and Prime Minister.

He says "we need an exceptional, charasmatic leader to lead us in the extraordinary circumstances we find ourselves".

Adding that, "we need to understand the depth of the hole and the trap we're in and we gotta break out of it and we need someone who's gonna break the rules to get out of it".

The Former London Mayor and his rival, Jeremy Hunt have been answering questions in Belfast in the latest hustings for the Conservative leadership race.