Boris Johnson chased out of St Ives as bystander accuses him of lying

Grant Curnow (left) scolds Boris Johnson out of St Ives.

We know Theresa May has been booed out of towns across the UK – now, on the day she u-turned on a major manifesto policy, Boris Johnson had to u-turn out of St Ives, in Cornwall.

He had attended the town to put his support behind local candidate Derek Thomas – but resident Grant Curnow took him to task, accusing him of lying over Brexit money pledges.

Mr Curnow said: “We have never seen that man since he was elected. He made so many promises, we have not heard from him since.”

He then chased Mr Johnson out of town, saying, “You lied to us Boris, you lied about the money.”

See for yourself:

The money, about which Mr Johnson was said to have lied, was most probably the £350 million per week, promised for the NHS on the Vote Leave ‘battle bus’ during the EU membership referendum campaign. This bus:

During the EU referendum Vote Leave pledged to repatriate £350m it said was being sent each week to the EU [Image: BBC].

As we now know the Conservative Party is promising no new money at all for the NHS during the whole of the next five-year Parliamentary term – including the three years after the UK is scheduled to have left the EU, we may safely conclude that Mr Curnow was correct and the Vote Leave claim, of which Mr Johnson was a part, was untrue.

The Tory lies are stacking up.

What can you do about it?

Well, you could vote Labour on June 8. How about it?

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9 thoughts on “Boris Johnson chased out of St Ives as bystander accuses him of lying

  1. Dez

    Hmmmm …..the natives seem to be getting restless at long last. I do believe the rest of the real world is suddely waking up and not smelling coffee but something far more earthy….. Tory crap. Thanks Mother T you and your Partys constant lies and your last election cheating is showing the UK just what a terrible choice they made last time……and if she and her bozo cabal gets in again prepare for your final kicking where you may well wish you voted for Mr. C.

  2. NMac

    Well done that man from Cornwall. Nice to see the would-be buffoon treated as the loathsome scum he is. Johnson is a serial liar – a thoroughly dishonest and corrupt individual.

    1. Mike Parr

      A bit unfair – you missed out “congenital” between Serial & liar. I leave the last word to Johnsons former boss – Max Hastings “I would not trust him with my wallet or wife” – when a tory says that you know the person he refers to is a bad un to the core.

  3. Barry Davies

    Well a couple of problems, the money as we all know is still going to the eu, and will continue to go till we stop sending it there once we leave. May is in charge not Boris and she promised us that if we voted remain the money would continue to go to the eu and not be used on anything British at all.

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      You’re missing the point that the Conservative Manifesto, agreed by all of them including Boris, does not devote any extra money to the NHS – AT ALL.

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