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David Cameron: Boris Johnson backed Leave to 'help career'

Boris Johnson did not believe in Brexit during the referendum campaign and backed Leave "because it would help his political career", says David Cameron.In an extract from his memoir published in the Sunday Times, the former PM also refers to cabinet minister Michael Gove as "a foam-flecked Faragist".The pair were "ambassadors for the expert-trashing, truth-twisting age of populism", Mr Cameron writes. And he also accuses Mr Gove of being disloyal to himself and Mr Johnson. Of his former colleague, Mr Cameron writes: "One quality shone through: disloyalty. Disloyalty to me - and, later, disloyalty to Boris."The latest revelations come after another extract published on Saturday accused the pair of behaving "appallingly" during th ...