Boris Johnson burka row: The rise of political populism?

Pressure is mounting from senior Tories for the former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to apologise – or even be kicked out of the party – after his remarks about women who wear burkas. One MP said if Mr Johnson ever became Tory leader – he’d quit the party himself in protest. Critics are accusing Mr Johnson of using the issue to further his own leadership ambitions – and trying to mine a Donald Trump style of political populism.

Our political correspondent Michael Crick has been finding out if that resonates with the voters.

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