Boris Johnson

Friday, July 19, 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019

Anti-Boris marchers to fly effigy of MP at London rally

Anti-Boris marchers to fly effigy of MP at London rally

Pro-remain campaigners will fly an effigy of Boris Johnson during a 'No to Boris, Yes to Europe' rally this weekend.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

As the leadership race draws to a close, we look at what Mr Hunt has promised the public in his campaign to become Prime Minister.

Anti-Brexit activists target Boris Johnson with Trump billboard

Anti-Brexit activists target Boris Johnson with Trump billboard

Campaigners have put up a billboard in Boris Johnson's constituency which likens him to the US president Donald Trump.

Rod Liddle: 'No way Boris Johnson can improve Brexit deal'

Rod Liddle: 'No way Boris Johnson can improve Brexit deal'

Columnist Rod Liddle has accused Boris Johnson of failing to offer anything new on Brexit should he win the leadership race.

Boris Johnson the leader for ‘extraordinary political times’

Boris Johnson the leader for ‘extraordinary political times’

Conservative MP Robert Buckland said the party needs a leader with the “charisma and campaigning ability of Boris Johnson”.

MPs vote to block suspension of Parliament

MPs vote to block suspension of Parliament

The amendment will make it harder for the next Prime Minister to suspend Parliament to force a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Leadership race: What has Boris Johnson promised?

Leadership race: What has Boris Johnson promised?

As the leadership race draws to a close, we look at what Mr Johnson has pledged so far in his campaign to become Prime Minister.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: No Brexit will 'irreparably damage democracy'

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: No Brexit will 'irreparably damage democracy'

The Brexit Party MEP said the next Prime Minister has a "moral obligation" to leave with or without a deal.

Nick Herbert: Johnson must not ‘sweep aside’ Parliament on Brexit

Nick Herbert: Johnson must not ‘sweep aside’ Parliament on Brexit

The Conservative MP said Boris Johnson has made a “big mistake” by failing to rule out suspending Parliament in order to deliver Brexit.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ‘cowardice’ over antisemitism

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ‘cowardice’ over antisemitism

A former Labour adviser has said party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of alleged antisemitism in the party shows “cowardice.”

Dominic Raab: 'I'm over the PTSD of being a leadership candidate'

Dominic Raab: 'I'm over the PTSD of being a leadership candidate'

The ex-leadership contender said he had no hard feelings watching the final two candidates sharing their Prime Ministerial ambitions.

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Nigel Evans said Boris Johnson’s criticism of Donald Trump for tweets aimed at four US congresswomen should not hurt any future trade deal.

Jeremy Hunt will fight for a ‘Brexit for everybody’ as PM

Jeremy Hunt will fight for a ‘Brexit for everybody’ as PM

Conservative MP Alistair Burt has said if the Party gets Brexit wrong it will soon face the wrath of voters at a general election.

Labour slams Johnson for ‘baseless political attack’ on Corbyn

Labour slams Johnson for ‘baseless political attack’ on Corbyn

Labour has accused Boris Johnson of launching a “baseless political attack” after he and Jeremy Hunt suggested Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

The pair joked that their colleague Amber Rudd - who shares a forename with Love Island contestant Amber Gill - should win the reality show.

Sir Roger Gale: 'Conference clown Boris not fit to be PM'

Sir Roger Gale: 'Conference clown Boris not fit to be PM'

The Tory MP said the ability to "make people laugh" was not a desirable quality in the next inhabitant of Number 10.

No-deal Brexit would be a ‘democratic outrage’

No-deal Brexit would be a ‘democratic outrage’

The People’s Vote campaign group has said a no-deal Brexit would “cause huge division and ruptures in our democracy”.

Hunt and Johnson prepare for talkRADIO debate

Hunt and Johnson prepare for talkRADIO debate

Conservative leadership candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are preparing to face off for what’s expected to be the final time.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Dominic Grieve: ‘Very difficult’ to stay if Boris Johnson wins

Dominic Grieve: ‘Very difficult’ to stay if Boris Johnson wins

He doubts he could remain in the Conservative Party should Boris Johnson win the leadership race.

Tim Martin: Tinkering with Withdrawal Agreement ‘dangerous’

Tim Martin: Tinkering with Withdrawal Agreement ‘dangerous’

The Weatherspoon boss said he is hoping for a no-deal Brexit, as the EU is “becoming undemocratic”.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Sir John Major threatens Boris Johnson with legal action

Sir John Major threatens Boris Johnson with legal action

The former Prime Minister said he would take Mr Johnson to court if he ever suspended Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.

Johnson and Hunt clash over future of British ambassador

Johnson and Hunt clash over future of British ambassador

The Tory leadership contenders had differing views regarding Sir Kim Darroch's future as British ambassador to Washington.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Boris Johnson can offer ‘feelgood vision’ for Britain

Boris Johnson can offer ‘feelgood vision’ for Britain

Sir Bernard Jenkin believes leadership contender Boris Johnson can make people “feel good” about being British again.

Boris Johnson: It will be a ‘stretch’ to meet police pledge

Boris Johnson: It will be a ‘stretch’ to meet police pledge

He has admitted it will be a “stretch” to meet his leadership campaign promise to boost police numbers by 20,000 within three years.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Priti Patel: ‘No reason why’ Johnson police pledge won’t work

Priti Patel: ‘No reason why’ Johnson police pledge won’t work

She believes Boris Johnson can successfully boost police numbers by 20,000 within three years if he becomes Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson plans £1.1bn spend to boost police numbers by 20,000

Boris Johnson plans £1.1bn spend to boost police numbers by 20,000

He pledged to boost police numbers by 20,000 in three years if he wins the leadership contest.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Judges publish reasons for quashing Boris Johnson bus claim case

Judges publish reasons for quashing Boris Johnson bus claim case

Mr Johnson was facing allegations of misconduct in a public office after claiming that the UK sends £350 million a week to the EU.

National Obesity Forum 'cross' about Boris's ‘sin tax’ pledge

National Obesity Forum 'cross' about Boris's ‘sin tax’ pledge

The group criticised the leadership frontrunner for his promise to stop increasing taxes on junk food if elected Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson pledges end to tax hikes on sugar

Boris Johnson pledges end to tax hikes on sugar

The leadership frontrunner promised to halt hikes on so-called “sin taxes”, which include levies on tobacco, alcohol and sugar.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

He said the leadership frontrunner has a “clear” plan for leaving the European Union despite a gridlocked Parliament and an unmoving EU.

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Incoming Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said the European Parliament believes it is “next to impossible” the Brexit deadline can be met.

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

He claimed the German chancellor is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next Prime Minister.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

The leadership hopeful said farmers should be treated like banks were during the 2008 financial crash in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

He joked he would make rival Boris Johnson the "Secretary of State for Collective Responsibility".

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

She said the choice of either candidate is like “asking me if I'd prefer to be run down by a lorry or a bus”.

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

The Foreign Secretary slammed Boris Johnson’s claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is a “million-to-one”.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Anti-Brexit activists flood outside ‘Back Boris HQ’ with 2000 ducks

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Our Future Our Choice campaigners poured 2,000 plastic ducks outside a building they believed to be Boris Johnson’s campaign office.

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Brexit Party MEP Jonathan Bullock said Boris Johnson is “jealous” of the party for its recent success.

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

Tory MP Alok Sharma said he supported Boris Johnson's pledge to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system.

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

He declined to rule out suspending Parliament in order to force through Brexit by the October 31 deadline.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Sir Ed Davey

Sir Ed Davey apologises for 'decapitate' Boris Johnson remarks

Sir Ed Davey apologises for 'decapitate' Boris Johnson remarks

The Lib Dem leadership hopeful came under fire for his choice of language in a newspaper column.

Brexit

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Sir Bernard Jenkin said Britain risks being stuck in a perpetual extension of the Brexit deadline if it fails to leave on October 31.

Liam Fox slams Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plans

Liam Fox slams Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plans

He has rubbished Boris Johnson’s claim the UK could use world trade rules to continue tariff-free trade with the EU in a no-deal Brexit.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt has hit out at his fellow Tory leadership candidate after Boris Johnson called on him to commit to leaving the EU on October 31. 

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell has shared his thoughts after interviewing the Tory leadership frontrunner.

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Dominic Grieve: ‘Boris Johnson is not taken seriously abroad’

Boris Johnson is not taken seriously by politicians abroad, Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has claimed. 

Boris Johnson will leave EU ‘do or die, come what may’

Boris Johnson will leave EU ‘do or die, come what may’

He has reaffirmed his commitment to leaving the European Union by October 31 “come what may”.

Boris Johnson - the talkRADIO interview

Boris Johnson - The talkRADIO interview

Boris Johnson is the favourite to be the next Prime Minister at a time of turmoil and transition.

Boris Johnson: ‘Simply unfair’ to discuss family life in public

Boris Johnson: ‘Simply unfair’ to discuss family life in public

He has once again refused to discuss a late-night incident at his girlfriend’s home that led to police being called to the property.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

The majority (64 per cent) of Conservative voters do not think Boris Johnson should answer questions about a disturbance at his flat, a survey has found.

Dawn Butler defends Boris Johnson's neighbour's call to police

Dawn Butler defends Boris Johnson's neighbour's call to police

Dawn Butler defends Boris Johnson's neighbour's call to police

Dawn Butler has come to the defence of Boris Johnson's neighbours, who called the police after a row broke out at the politician's home.

Tory leadership race: Key dates

Tory leadership race: Key dates

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face a gruelling month of campaigning before one of them is crowned the next Prime Minister.

Nigel Farage: I would do a ‘deal with the Devil’ to deliver Brexit

Nigel Farage: I would do a ‘deal with the Devil’ to deliver Brexit

The Brexit Party leader would “do a deal with the Devil” to get a “proper clean Brexit”, he has revealed.

Andrew Bridgen: Election is ‘only solution’ to Brexit deadlock

Andrew Bridgen: Election is ‘only solution’ to Brexit deadlock

The Tory MP said he believes a general election is the “only one solution” to implementing the will of the people over Brexit.

Boris Johnson: ‘We are not going to bottle it’ on Brexit

Boris Johnson: ‘We are not going to bottle it’ on Brexit

The leadership contender has reiterated his determination to leave the European Union by October 31, after a weekend of media scrutiny over his private life.

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