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The Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year Awards: The Winners

22 January 2020

10:51 PM

22 January 2020

10:51 PM

The Spectator’s annual Parliamentarian of the Year awards took place at the Rosewood Hotel in London this evening. The awards were presented by the guest of honour, former defence secretary Penny Mordaunt. Here are the winners:

Parliamentarian of the year – Boris Johnson

Comeback of the year – Priti Patel

Minister to watch – Michael Gove

Backbencher of the year – Ian Austin

Speech of the year – Rosie Duffield 

Insurgent of the year – John Bercow

Disruptor of the decade – Nigel Farage

Minister of the year – Julian Smith

Defector of the year – Luciana Berger & Anna Soubry

Peer of the year – Baroness Hale

Newcomer of the year – Ian Levy

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