An internet site has appeared on-line encouraging folks to assault the prime minister by throwing a milkshake at him through the common election marketing campaign.
The website offers a prize fund of greater than £600 to the first person to ‘milkshake’ Boris Johnson as he visits constituencies across the nation to canvass for votes.
Text on the homepage of the web site reads: ‘If you can’t milkshake the f***** then do the subsequent neatest thing and vote Labour!
‘We have to get the Tories out. Let the ruling classes tremble at a milkshake revolution!’
It comes amid rising issues for the security of MPs and election candidates who’ve been warned to keep vigilant within the run up to the 12 December vote.
Candidates have been advised not to canvass on doorsteps alone or at night time over fears of a backlash from voters indignant about Brexit.
Politicians believed to be most in danger have even been issued with private assault alarms – or ‘rape alarms’ – which is able to set off a direct armed police response ought to they really feel they’re in peril.
Former Tory MP Antoinette Sandbach was one of many MPs given a rape alarm whereas contesting the seat of Eddisbury in Cheshire. She defected to the Lib Dems as a Remain MP after having the Tory whip eliminated over Brexit.
Last month she stated: ‘I am not going to be put off campaigning by threats and online trolls. But we do have to take measures to ensure our safety.’
Labour’s Tracy Brabin – a candidate in Batley and Spen, West Yorkshire – has pledged not to marketing campaign on the streets previous 5pm.
She was a good friend of Jo Cox who was murdered in that constituency by a proper wing extremist simply days earlier than the Brexit referendum in 2016.
While out campaigning for the Brexit Party in Newcastle in May, Nigel Farage was coated in milkshake by Paul Crowther, 32.
Mr Crowther was sacked from Sky and ordered to pay Mr Farage’s dry-cleaning invoice after what a choose described as an ‘act of crass stupidity’.
Former EDL chief Tommy Robinson was hit by two milkshakes forward of the European elections and Ukip EU candidate Carl Benjamin was doused in milkshake 4 occasions throughout the identical interval.
Burger King have been later accused of ‘endorsing violence’ after reminding prospects in Scotland it bought milkshakes when McDonalds have been banned from doing so at an election rally in Edinburgh.