London Mayor Boris Johnson is desperate to be prime minister but would rather see David Cameron "fail miserably" at the next election than betray him, former government spin doctor Andy Coulson has said.
Mr Coulson, former No10 director of communications, advised Downing Street to support the mayor's good ideas, "advise privately on the bad ones, but only engage publicly if absolutely necessary - and celebrate Boris's considerable successes".
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