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Boris Johnson confronted by woman over austerity deaths

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Boris Johnson was accosted by a woman as he did a walkabout in Doncaster town centre during his 'shadow' election campaigning today
was accosted by a woman as he did a walkabout in Doncaster city centre

Boris Johnson’s tour of the north has not been welcomed by everybody and he has now been heckled by three folks on totally different events.

In Doncaster this afternoon, the Prime Minister was confronted by an offended voter who informed him he had ‘a cheek’ to come back to her South Yorkshire city.

She accused him of promoting a fairytale with the declare that life within the could be higher after Brexit.

The unnamed woman mentioned: ‘People have died because of austerity. And you’ve acquired the cheek to come back right here and inform us austerity is over and it’s all good now and we’re going to depart the EU and all the things’s going to be nice – it’s only a fairytale.’

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Mr Johnson appeared misplaced for phrases in the course of the verbal assault as he walked across the market place.

Doncaster voted 69% in favour of leaving in the course of the 2016 EU referendum and has been considered a Labour stronghold.

The heckler informed the PM she would fairly have a Labour fairly than a Tory .

Mr Johnson ultimately informed her: ‘If you look at it, the Labour Party have decided that they don’t even need to do Brexit in spite of everything.’

But she replied: ‘They’re going to offer all people a vote on an precise deal – that’s greater than what you’re going to do.’

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Boris Johnson is on a appeal offensive in northern England
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for a selfie with a member of the publicduring a visit to Doncaster Market, in Doncaster, Northern England, Friday Sept. 13, 2019. Johnson will meet with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker for Brexit talks Monday in Luxembourg. The Brexit negotiations have produced few signs of progress as the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain???s departure from the European Union bloc nears. ( AP Photo/Jon Super)
Boris Johnson poses for a selfie with a member of the general public throughout a go to to Doncaster Market (Picture: AP)

Mr Johnson was in South Yorkshire on a appeal offensive that seems to be falling flat.

Later the identical afternoon, his huge speech in Rotherham was interrupted by a person who repeatedly shouted condemnation of his controversial choice to droop the Commons this week.

As he tried to set out his plans for a Northern Powerhouse, a member of the viewers shouted: ‘Maybe get again into Parliament, sure?

‘Why are you not with them in Parliament sorting out the mess you created?’

The man’s outburst clearly rattled Mr Johnson who replied: ‘Would you mind…I’m completely happy to get again to Parliament very quickly.’

The man was quickly faraway from the viewers.

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ROTHERHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: A heckler is ejected as Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a speech at the Convention of the North at the Magna Centre on September 13, 2019 in Rotherham, England. The Convention brings together the North's political, business, community and academic leaders, along with young peoples groups, to make a unified case for tangible investment in the Northern Powerhouse. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A heckler is ejected as Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a speech on the Convention of the North on the Magna Centre in Rotherham (Picture: Getty)
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson shops at a bakery during a visit to Doncaster Market, in Doncaster, Northern England, Friday Sept. 13, 2019. Johnson will meet with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker for Brexit talks Monday in Luxembourg. The Brexit negotiations have produced few signs of progress as the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain???s departure from the European Union bloc nears. ( AP Photo/Jon Super)
Boris Johnson outlets at a bakery throughout a go to to Doncaster Market (Picture: AP)

Last week, Mr Johnson was accosted by a voter in Leeds who requested why he wasn’t busy within the EU making an attempt to barter a deal.

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The PM has been visiting the north after native politicians made a joint name for extra assist in their areas from his Tory authorities.

In a speech Mr Johnson mentioned: ‘It is time that we gave more people a say over the places where they live, and it’s time that we gave you a correct capacity to run issues your method.

‘We are going to maximise the ability of the North.

‘And we are going to make sure that it is people here who are in control over the things that matter to them.’

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a visit to Doncaster Market, in Doncaster, Northern England, Friday Sept. 13, 2019. Johnson will meet with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker for Brexit talks Monday in Luxembourg. The Brexit negotiations have produced few signs of progress as the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain???s departure from the European Union bloc nears. ( AP Photo/Jon Super)
Boris is heading to mainland Europe on Monday to have a ‘working lunch’ with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (Picture: AP)
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A handout photograph released by the UK Parliament shows Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow is applauded after giving a personal statement in the House of Commons in London on September 9, 2019 to announce that he will stand down as the Speaker of the House of Commons on October 31 at the latest. - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced another parliamentary defeat on September 9 in a vote on holding early elections as Brexit turmoil deepened with the House of Commons speaker promising to resign within weeks. (Photo by JESSICA TAYLOR / UK PARLIAMENT / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO USE FOR ENTERTAINMENT, SATIRICAL, ADVERTISING PURPOSES - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / JESSICA TAYLOR / UK Parliament"JESSICA TAYLOR/AFP/Getty Images
Parliament has been suspended for 5 weeks forward of the scheduled Brexit deadline of October 31 (Picture: AFP)

On Monday, Mr Johnson might be heading to Luxembourg to satisfy European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

He is looking for to renegotiate the deal that Theresa May reached with the EU however that didn’t get by means of the House of Commons thrice.

The primary sticking level is the Irish backstop, which Mr Johnson has demanded adjustments to.

Last week, insurgent Tories and opposition events voted collectively to make a no-deal Brexit unlawful.

They need Mr Johnson to get one other extension except a deal will be reached by mid-October.

The PM has hinted he will flout the brand new legislation, saying he is set that we go away the EU on October 31.

Parliament is at present suspended for 5 weeks after the controversial choice to prorogue regardless of the clock ticking on Brexit.

A court docket in Scotland dominated the transfer unlawful and one other choice is due on the difficulty in London subsequent week.

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