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Radio personality Ian Dale ranked key players on the UK political scene. Dale said the list of the country’s 100 most influential politicians will be published in full in The Mace next week, but he

revealed the top ten of the list today. Boris Johnson took the first place, followed by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor, and Dominic Cummings, Johnson’s Chief Adviser, took the third place. 

“It really has been a whirlwind 14 months. Challenges lie ahead, however, with civil service reform high on the government’s agenda, pressure to sign trade agreements with the European bloc as well as America, and the threat of another Scottish referendum, on top of the ongoing pandemic. It doesn’t look like the whirlwind is going away any time soon.”, - Dale said.

Iain Dale’s 10 most powerful figures in UK politics:

  1. Boris Johnson
  2. Rishi Sunak
  3. Dominic Cummings
  4. Nicola Sturgeon
  5. Andrew Bailey
  6. Simon Case
  1. Dominic Raab
  2. Munira Mizra
  3. Michael Gove
  4. Priti Patel.


Naomi Atkin

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