David Gauke mocks Boris Johnson over spending promises | Politics | The Guardian

Justice secretary wishes ‘good luck’ to whoever becomes chancellor under Tory frontrunner

The justice secretary, David Gauke, has mocked Boris Johnson for making profligate spending promises during the ongoing Conservative leadership campaign, saying “good luck” to whoever became his chancellor.

Gauke, who was previously chief secretary to the Treasury and pensions secretary, tweeted his concerns after Johnson used his latest weekly Telegraph column to call for a national rollout of fibre-optic broadband.

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