Boris Johnson, Gaullist?

Charles De Gaulle (source)

It’s hardly new to hear a British Prime Minister being accused of presidentialism by seeking to gather more powers to themselves at the expense of Parliament. Thatcher and Blair were both accused of it, sometimes with good reason, and one of the key tensions in any parliamentary democracy is where the balance of power lies between the executive and the legislature when there’s no clear separation of them.

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