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Leaders' debate: Boris Johnson says Union is more important than Brexit

Posted On: 19 Nov 2019   |   Posted By: Press and Journal

Boris Johnson said maintaining the Union was more important than Brexit as he clashed with Jeremy Corbyn in tonight's ITV leader's debate.
The prime minister accused the Labour leader of planning a “coalition of chaos” with the SNP as Mr Corbyn declined to make the same commitment to the United Kingdom.
During a stormy encounter, both leaders were laughed at by the studio audience during the first debate of the General Election campaign.
Laughter erupted when Mr Johnson claimed that the truth mattered during the campaign, following the question marks that have arisen about his conduct and personal life.
Mr Corbyn was jeered when he repeatedly dodged Mr Johnson's questions on which side he would campaign on in a second referendum on EU withdrawal.
In his opening statement, Mr Johnson argued that voting the Conservatives into power next month would deliver a quick Brexit deal, which was supported by all of his 635 candidates.
“As soon as we can get that deal through parliament in the next few weeks we can get...

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