Boris Johnson Faces His First Terror Attack As PM
Sign up now to get The Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing, by email. A Big Test For Johnson Boris Johnson was this afternoon forced to race back to Downing Street from his constituency to respond to a suspected terror incident in London Bridge . A number of people have been injured and a man wearing a hoax device has been shot dead by armed police. Here’s what we know so far. As crass as it sounds, the attention in Westminster will now be turning to how this may affect the general election campaign.The 2017 election was of course tragically pockmarked by atrocities in the same part of London and at Manchester Arena, which killed dozens.
BORIS Johnson today warns voters that Jeremy Corbyn is a security risk who will bow down to Britain’s enemies . He says the Labour leader’s long history of siding with the IRA, Palestinian terrorists and the Kremlin makes him “He spent the long years of the Cold War basically on the other side .”
BORIS JOHNSON has warned voters that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a security risk who will bow down to the nation’s enemies . Mr Johnson also said he is concerned that voters are “losing focus” on the colossal decision they face on December 12. Boris has issued a chilling warning to
Boris Johnson has warned voters Jeremy Corbyn is a security risk who backs Britain's enemies including terror groups and Russia 'every time he has a chance.'
The PM launched an excoriating attack on the Labour leader today, claiming Mr Corbyn spent the long years of the Cold War 'basically on the other side.'
Mr Johnson's barbs come ahead a summit of Nato's 29 leaders including President Trump, as well as Germany's Angela Merkel, Frances Emmanuel Macron and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
He said: 'Nato is an organisation that Corbyn has said he wants to disband. I am a proud believer in the Transatlantic Alliance, the alliance between the UK and America.
Jeremy Corbyn blasts UK leaders for fuelling terrorism with war in Iraq and by backing Donald Trump
In a speech on Sunday the Labour leader will say the war on terror has "manifestly failed" and slam his own party for the invasion of Iraq 16 years ago under Tony Blair.Details of the speech have been released with the Labour leader due to say the war on terror has "manifestly failed", adding that security requires "calmly making the right calls at moments of high pressure".
Boris Johnson will call for a general election on 15 October if Labour and rebel Tories succeed in blocking He challenged Jeremy Corbyn to put his policy of "dither and delay" over EU withdrawal to the Another of the rebels, Richard Benyon, said he would continue to sit on the Tory benches and
Boris Johnson blames Labour for early release of terror prisoners – video. • Johnson said there were “probably about 74” convicted terrorists who had now been freed, saying these would Shortly before Johnson ’s appearance on The Andrew Marr Show, his staff sent out a lengthy Twitter thread
'In 70 years it has proved it is absolutely vital for our collective security. I think you have to stick up for this country and defend it. You have to take a stand and you have to stick up for British values.
'I don't think it is to be strong to want to disband Nato, to want to scrap MI5, which is the agency that keeps us safe — and to kow-tow to people who mean us harm. That is a huge, huge mistake,' Mr Johnson told
The PM added that there was the chance Britain's allies would not share intelligence with a Corbyn-led government because the Labour leader makes the UK's closest allies 'very anxious'.
Mr Corbyn was blasted last year after it emerged he laid a wreath in Tunisia to apparently commemorate Palestinian terrorists who killed 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.
Jeremy Corbyn claims UK foreign policy has 'fuelled' threat of terrorism
The Labour leader has backed the use of "lethal force" against the London Bridge terrorist, despite his previous reservationsIn a speech in York on Sunday, Mr Corbyn will turn fire on the Conservatives following the London Bridge attack, after Home Secretary Priti Patel went on the offensive against Labour.
Mr Johnson said it places “unacceptable limits” on police and intelligence chiefs. He also took a swipe at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn whom he accused “It concerns me that Jeremy Corbyn is setting out plans to weaken our system and make it more difficult for our security services to stop people
Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backed a group which wants to repeal terror legislationCredit: Reuters. Labour have accused the Tory party of politicising the attack and of starving the prison and probation services of resources, warning that it was impossible to “keep people safe on the cheap”.
He was also slammed for his tepid reaction to the poisoning on UK soil of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in March 2018, widely believed to have been a Russian state-sponsored attack.
President Donald Trump arrived in the UK last night for a crunch Nato summit, hours after Jeremy Corbyn blamed him for inspiring the deadly terror attack on London Bridge.
Mr Corbyn was accused of using the language of Osama bin Laden after ignoring pleas avoid politicising the atrocity to tear into the US president.
Johnson 'World's Leading Sycophant' To Donald Trump, Says Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn has branded Boris Johnson the “world’s leading sycophant” to Donald Trump. The Labour leader has made the accusation as the US president is due to arrive in the UK for a NATO summit on Monday. Trump will spend two days in the country, meeting the Queen at Buckingham Palace and other world leaders at the summit in Watford. It is thought Johnson and Trump will hold a joint press conference also as the campaign for the December 12 general election enters its final stretch. Making a speech on foreign policy in York, Corbyn accused Johnson of being too close to the president, saying it was “time to stop clinging on to Donald Trump’s coat-tails”.
Mr Johnson has blamed the previous Labour government, which he says is responsible for introducing new laws to allow prisoners to be released Mr Corbyn has pointed the finger at the Conservatives’ 10 years in power and the austerity regime it introduced, which he says has led to cuts to the prison and
Boris Johnson on Saturday said that those convicted of the most serious terrorist offences should never be The convicted terrorist, who had been fitted with an electronic tag to track his movements after release from prison on Visiting the scene, she said that she was “very proud to be a Londoner”.
President's itinerary for three-day UK visit
Last night : Mr Trump is due to land at an airport in London
Today : Mr Trump will attend a reception at Buckingham Palace with the Queen to welcome Nato leaders
Tomorrow : Nato summit takes place at the Grove Hotel, near Watford
A Labour election attack video posted on Twitter used an image of Friday's bloody carnage, which left two innocent people dead.
It showed flowers beside a road sign in the capital, to a soundtrack of Mr Corbyn condemning Western wars and emotional music.
The tweet has the message: 'It's time for Britain to stop clinging on to Donald Trump's coat-tails.'
Mr Trump and wife Melania arrived at Stansted airport in Essex shortly before 10pm in preparation for the Nato meeting tomorrow.
Today the couple will join other world leaders at a Buckingham Palace reception hosted by the Queen.
The President’s arrival came at the end of a day that saw complaints that both main UK political parties have exploited the deadly London Bridge attack.
What is Corbyn demanding from Trump
In the letter to the President, the Labour leader highlighted he wanted to keep costs down on pharmaceuticals in the UK, his other key points included:
Party leaders accused of politicising London Bridge terror attack
Former government adviser Dame Louise Casey says the issues are ‘much more difficult’ than politicians allow.Following a series of heated changes over the weekend involving Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn, Dame Louise Casey – a former government adviser on community cohesion – said both sides were oversimplifying the issue.
Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn Disgust Me. It is their and other mainstream politicians’ fault that two more innocents are lying on the mortuary slab like It’s politicians who have told us to not look back in anger, sing kumbaya and change our twitter avatars every time innocents are slaughtered.
Jeremy Corbyn once said that he wished Nato and other Western military alliances did not exist, it Mr Wallace said that the Labour leader's 'long record of siding with Russia ' is unpatriotic and Prince William wages war on plastic bottles and brands them 'the enemy ' in the fight against pollution as he
- Accept the role of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) to set the threshold for the cost-effectiveness of drugs for the NHS
- Explicitly rule out any investor-state dispute settlement mechanism by which the UK Government could be sued for protecting public services
- Ensure NHS patient data is fully exempted from digital trade and data sharing provisions in the agreement
Mr Corbyn also penned a letter to the President asking for reassurances that his administration will not try to include selling higher-priced US drugs to the NHS on its trade wish list.
Mr Corbyn said he wanted 'assurances' over the 'prices paid to US drugs companies as a consequence of any such UK trade deal with the US'.
Labour has warned throughout the election campaign that allowing US medical companies to supply drugs to the NHS would push up the price of medicines.
Mr Corbyn told journalists at a rally in Hastings that a Labour administration would walk away from talks if the US insisted on elements of the NHS being up for grabs.
'We cannot allow our National Health Service to be put up for sale to American pharmaceutical companies,' he said.
Writing to Mr Trump, he stated: 'As you will know, the potential impact of any future UK-US trade agreement on our National Health Service and other vital public services is of profound concern to the British public.
On the campaign trail - The election diet: sausage rolls, brownies and flapjack
On the campaign trail - The election diet: sausage rolls, brownies and flapjackLONDON (Reuters) - Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit.
Corbyn says ' war on terror not working'. “Many experts, including professionals in our intelligence and security services, have pointed to the connections between wars our Boris Johnson , the foreign secretary, intensified the attack, saying Corbyn ’s comments were “absolutely monstrous”.
Boris Johnson has vowed to review Britain's sentencing system after the London Bridge terror attack saw a Johnson , who visited the scene of the attacks with Home Secretary Priti Patel yesterday, said if the electorate On the other side of the spectrum, Johnson has vowed to toughen sentencing laws.
'A critical issue in this context is the cost of drugs to our NHS.
'The cost of patented drugs in the US is approximately 2.5 times higher than in the UK, and the price of the top 20 medicines is 4.8 times higher than in the UK.
'Any increase in the NHS drugs bill would be an unacceptable outcome of US-UK trade negotiations.
'Yet you have given a number of clear and worrying indications that this is exactly what you hope to achieve.'
He told Mr Trump it would 'go a long way to reassuring the British public' if he rowed back from the NHS-related negotiation aims seen in the leaked civil service paper on the UK-US talks.
Mr Corbyn wrote: 'A revision of the US negotiating objectives along these lines would go a long way to reassuring the British public that the US government will not be seeking total market access to the UK public services - that the NHS will not be on the table in US-UK trade negotiations, that a US-UK trade deal will not open up NHS services to irreversible privatisation, and that the US government accepts that our NHS is not for sale in any form.'
Mr Corbyn sent a letter with similar demands to the Prime Minister on Monday, the eve of the Nato summit.
Trump previously said it would be 'so bad' for Britain if Mr Corbyn was to become prime minister.
Boris Johnson abandons three campaign events after facing protesters .
The Conservative candidate in Bolton West blamed Labour for protests that greeted the Prime MinisterWith just days to go until polling day, the Conservative leader had been scheduled to pay a visit to the Tory-held marginal constituency of Bolton West on Saturday.