ITV Good Morning Britain: ‘Nobody is being honest’ Tobias Ellwood slams Tory rivals

ITV viewers tuned into see today’s Good Morning Britain hosted by Ranvir Singh and Adil Ray, following Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid having time off for half term. 

Joining the presenters in the studio was Tobias Ellwood who spoke about his Conservative colleagues and slammed some of their policies. 

“What I’m trying to say is, all these people saying ‘let’s just have unity,’ they’re missing the bigger point of actually he harsh reality of telling Britain ‘it’s not going to be easy, it’s going to be tough!’ He began explaining. 

“Instead, we’ve been making promises nobody’s been able to keep and we need a vision that will bind our country together and nobody is going is going to get what they want, but nobody is being honest with the truth.” 

Following his strong opinions, Ray was keen to find out whether or not he was going to run for the role. 

“Are you sure you’re not running? Are you going to surprise us now?” The presenter probed. 

Ellwood replied: “We’re having fun here, but this is a serious office, highest political rank in the land and the occupants of number ten downing street literally just occupy it and other times, usually due to crisis they aspire to greatness. 

“And the challenge we face today, we need a truly great Prime Minister to enter number ten!

“We need a communicator, you need a risk taker, you need a team builder that’s going to take people from their locked positions to somewhere they didn’t know they wanted to go! 

“You need someone with so much passion and energy, they’re [the public] are going to say: ‘I not only like what that person says, but sign me up! Let me be part of that team!’’

Ray continued: “I must say you’re beginning to sound like that person, are you sure you don’t want to run?” 

And Ellwood strongly replied: “No I don’t have the rank nor the experience. What I’m trying to say is all these people saying let’s just have this unity.” 

Those watching the interview took to Twitter and commented on Ellwood’s suggestions. 

One said: “@GMB @Tobias_Ellwood I think Tobias should stand. [He] tells it as it is.” 

Whilst another suggested: “@GMB @Tobias_Ellwood Well I must say, for a Tory, he speaks a lot of sense. 

Yesterday, GMB viewers saw Richard Madeley speak to Matt Hancock, another MP who is running in the leadership contest. 

Discussing his pitch to run for Prime Minister, the health secretary got into a heated discussion with Madeley and cut him off in order to explain his point of view. 

It comes as ten Conservative MP’s have nominated themselves for the leadership election to take over from Theresa May after she announced she would be standing down on June 7. 

She confirmed she would stay on as PM until a new leader is chosen – which senior Conservative figures said should be by the end of July. 

Good Morning Britain airs weekdays at 6am on ITV

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