Has Boris Johnson really been opposed to austerity since 2010?

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He warned against cuts in London when he was mayor but has consistently voted in support of austerity policies

In an interview with the Spectator, Boris Johnson says the past nine years of austerity is not what he would have done, adding: “I remember having conversations with colleagues in the government that came in in 2010 saying I thought austerity was just not the right way forward for the UK.”

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