Of course he wants to be party leader. NB: on matters of substance he's as slippery as all the rest.
He's a neo-con of neo-cons. Give him the top job and- like every other leader since Thatcher- he'll govern in the interests of the bankers. The only difference is he'll do it in the style of Tommy Cooper.
There are an awful lot of skeletons in his closet. Affairs, illegitimate children, dodgy mates, Darius Guppy. Will they come tumbling out if he climbs any higher?