Rolling coverage of Tory conference in Manchester, as PM defends use of the term ‘surrender act’ and says ‘nothing to declare’ over Jennifer ArcuriPM ‘whipping up riot fears to avoid Brexit extension’Johnson makes £13bn hospital pledgeJennifer Arcuri: mystery £700,000 loan adds to pressure on PM 10.19am BST Here is a summary of what Boris Johnson said about his use of language in the interview.The sort of language I’m afraid we’ve seen more and more of coming out from Number 10 does incite violence … The casual approach to safety of MPs and their staff is immoral.I think you will find that the speeches of most politicians for centuries have been studded with the use of military metaphor.I certainly think everybody should calm down.I think I’ve been a model of restrain. 9.47am BST Johnson says he will not bring back Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement.And that’s it. The interview is over. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2019-09-29 09:19:18
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