The Sun's move to back a British exit from the European Union is a major development in the campaign and could be seen as crucial. The top selling tabloid would have done its homework and decided that the chances of a "Leave" vote later this month are high.

The power of the Rupert Murdoch tabloid is not as strong as it once was but it is still an influential force and the "Leave" camp will be celebrating a major result. I was also quite amazed to see that one of Britain's leading businesspeople, James Dyson, the vacuum cleaner king, is also backing a British withdrawal. So what does this tell us? That there is a real possibility that by the end of this month Britain will be out of the European Union and that Prime Minister David Cameron will have quit. Boris Johnson could already be on his way to Number 10.

To some extent I blame Cameron. He has misjudged the British people on this issue and if Britain votes to stay in the EU it will be thanks to Labour voters not Conservatives. So the prime minister is in a very difficult situation. Perhaps he should consider his own position. If the polls are to be believed then it is thank you and good night for the PM, but those same polls this time last year said that he would not be prime minister either.

The referendum has effectively split the Conservative Party down the middle. Even The Sun, which backed Cameron at the last election, has deserted him. Interesting times.


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Mick Holten / Hace over 5 years

Boris Johnson is brilliant. During his 8 years as Mayor of London, he transformed it. Investment in transport, building everywhere. Events all over the Capital. Clean and beautiful. I was embarrassed to see London 12 years ago. It is the media that puts across a poor image of Boris, highlighting his "comic bits' or "when he gets involved by being part of the people". All of London know what a fantastic job he did. The media also went against him for not building enough homes, but 1000's of completed complexes will finish this year and next. We were 4 years in recession so no building companies built, then 1 - 2 years to develop schemes, get financing and permissions to build - and 2 years to build. You see many complexes with signage with "Affordable Homes for Londoners". London is starting to build upwards which is what it should have done 10 years ago. Boris for PM and he will be brilliant at it.


STAN JESSOP / Hace over 5 years

The Prime Minister stated before the last election, that it would be his last. He did not want to serve another term of office. He did not negotiate a better set of deals to remain in the EU. Nor have what was negotiated been published, or become law. Indeed all of those negotiations could be deemed worthless. I think David Cameron has had enough, and wants to stand down, or be replaced. Preferably by Boris Johnson.


Sean Dobson / Hace over 5 years

No matter which way the vote goes,Cameron is finished,he has lost all credibility with the British public and torn the Conservative party in two. Even if the vote is to remain in the EU,Cameron will be given a few months grace to save face,then forced to resign. Who the next Prime Minister will be is anybody's guess but probably not Boris Johnson,he is also too divisive.


Malcolm Smith / Hace over 5 years

Not a great fan of Cameron...Well,my politics are"left of centre", but can you imagine Boris as PM? The mind boggles !!!