Boris Johnson’s minder in foul-mouthed altercation leaving Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid shocked 

Boris Johnson’s exasperated media minder swore on dwell TV at the moment because the PM refused to talk to Good Morning Britain earlier than trotting right into a fridge as he began an early-morning milk spherical in Yorkshire.

Piers Morgan was visibly shocked and Susanna Reid had her head in her fingers as Mr Johnson’s press secretary Robert Oxley declared ‘for f***’s sake’ and blocked the trail of GMB’s roving reporter Jonathan Swain.

The Tory chief, who was delivering milk within the marginal seat of Pudsey, West Yorkshire, this morning, has repeatedly refused to look on the ITV1 present. 

Mr Swain confronted Boris as he put milk crates in a van and stated: ‘Morning Prime Minister, will you come on Good Morning Britain? Will you ship in your promise to talk to Piers and Susanna?’.

A tired-looking Mr Oxley loudly muttered: ‘For f***’s sake’ as his boss ignored the calls and wandered into a big walk-in chiller as Mr Morgan exclaimed: ‘He is gone into the fridge’.

Following a number of minutes within the fridge, Mr Johnson later returned with a crate of orange juice and was requested if he would preserve his promise to look on the programme and replied: ‘In fact I’ll’ – however with the polls opening tomorrow he refused to say when. 

Tory sources reportedly stated the PM was ‘categorically not hiding’ within the fridge and that he was truly being briefed by aides forward of a separate and pre-agreed interview.  

Mr Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will at the moment have interaction in whistle-stop excursions of the UK in a final push for votes after a brand new ballot confirmed the race for Quantity 10 is far tighter than beforehand thought. 

A large YouGov survey printed in a single day urged the Tories are on the right track to win 339 seats which might give Mr Johnson a majority of 28 whereas Labour might lose 31 and end on 231. 

Nevertheless, the margin of error on the ballot means the variety of Tory MPs might fall between 311 and 367 which implies a hung parliament remains to be a definite chance.  

Boris Johnson was in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, this morning, but refused to appear live on GMB as he went on a milk round in a marginal constutuency

Boris Johnson was in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, this morning, however refused to look dwell on GMB as he went on a milk spherical in a marginal constutuency

Piers Morgan was visibly shocked and Susanna Reid had her head in her hands as Mr Johnson's press secretary loudly swore

Piers Morgan was visibly shocked and Susanna Reid had her head in her fingers as Mr Johnson’s press secretary loudly swore

His frustrated minder Robert Oxley said: 'For f***s sake' to GMB's roving reporter Jonathan Swain in an extraordinary live TV exchange

His pissed off minder Robert Oxley stated: ‘For f***s sake’ to GMB’s roving reporter Jonathan Swain in a unprecedented dwell TV alternate

Boris Johnson helped to deliver the milk during his first campaign stop of the day before embarking on a whistle stop tour of the UK

Boris Johnson helped to ship the milk throughout his first marketing campaign cease of the day earlier than embarking on a whistle cease tour of the UK

Alarming poll: YouGov's final poll before the election projects Boris Johnson will win 339 seats and Labour will win 231. That would give him a majority of 28, but that has more than halved from the previous poll taken the month before. The margin of error in the poll also means that a hung Parliament cannot be ruled out. The YouGov graphic above shows which seats are projected to change hands

Alarming ballot: YouGov’s last ballot earlier than the election tasks Boris Johnson will win 339 seats and Labour will win 231. That will give him a majority of 28, however that has greater than halved from the earlier ballot taken the month earlier than. The margin of error within the ballot additionally implies that a hung Parliament can’t be dominated out. The YouGov graphic above exhibits which seats are projected to alter fingers

Remainer tactical voting might boot out 4 Tory huge beasts

Boris Johnson might lose two of his most senior Brexiteer ministers on the normal election, a shock evaluation reveals at the moment.

International Secretary Dominic Raab and Atmosphere Secretary Theresa Villiers might each be booted out by voters tomorrow.

Former Tory chief Iain Duncan Smith and ex-minister John Redwood additionally face a nervous wait to see if they are going to be returned to the Commons, in line with the YouGov MRP survey. 

All 4 are Brexit-supporting MPs representing southern England constituencies that backed Stay in 2016.

Their difficulties come amid indicators that pleas from Labour and the Lib Dems for  tactical voting are being heeded in Stay-supporting areas. 

Ms Villiers is probably the most at menace. She is 2 factors behind her Labour opponent Emma Whysall in her Chipping Barnet seat in North London.

Mr Raab (Esher and Walton)  and Mr Duncan Smith (Chingford and Wooden Inexperienced) have seen their leads over Labour and the Lib Dems reduce to the purpose the place an upset is feasible. They’re two and three factors forward respectively.

In the meantime Mr Redwood is being problem by his former Tory colleague Philip Lee – now a Lib Dem – in Wokingham, which voted 57-43 for Stay. 

The PM’s last day of campaigning received off to a disastrous begin with the conflict on GMB. 

Mr Morgan stated at the moment that Mr Johnson had ‘bottled it on the bottle run’, including: ‘Cowardice is rarely a great look’.

In a direct message to Boris he stated: ‘I’ve identified you for 25 years. What is the matter with you? You are a good bloke usually, you don’t have any drawback with interviews, you bluster your approach by means of them. Why would you relatively appear like a bottle job?’. 

He added: ‘That’s not the behaviour we count on from a press secretary whose wage by the way in which shall be paid in the end by the taxpayer. It’s outrageous’. 

Mr Johnson took to the marketing campaign path this morning realizing that his hopes of maintaining the keys to Quantity 10 are hanging within the stability. 

The brand new YouGov survey delivered an enormous hit to Tory hopes of successful a sizeable majority with the numbers far much less optimistic than they have been within the firm’s final main piece of labor. 

A ballot printed by YouGov simply two weeks in the past urged the Tories have been set to win a 68 seat majority. 

However its newest estimates put the Tory majority determine at simply 28 seats with the general numbers suggesting that Mr Corbyn might nonetheless deprive Mr Johnson of the bulk he craves. 

The brand new ballot suggests the Tories might end with 339 seats, Labour might end with 231, the Lib dems might end with 15, the SNP might end with 41 and Plaid Cymru might end with 4. 

It has the Tories on 43 per cent of the vote, Labour on 34 per cent, Lib Dems on 12 per cent and the Brexit Get together on three per cent. 

The ballot is more likely to exacerbate Tory fears that voter complacency might but scupper Mr Johnson’s hopes of staying in Quantity 10 with the PM gaving loved double digit leads over Mr Corbyn all through the marketing campaign. 

In the meantime, the shrinking ballot lead will put Conservative Get together headquarters on crimson alert as a result of the accompanying constituency-by-constituency modelling suggests quite a few Tory huge beasts are in hassle.

Actually it signposted that Mr Johnson might lose two of his most senior Brexit-backing Cupboard ministers within the type of International Secretary Dominic Raab and Atmosphere Secretary Theresa Villiers. 

A previous YouGov survey published two weeks ago suggested the Tories could win a 68 seat majority but the new piece of work suggested the number was more likely to be 28 as Labour appeared to be performing better than expected in a number of constituencies. These are the seats that are expected to change hands

A earlier YouGov survey printed two weeks in the past urged the Tories might win a 68 seat majority however the brand new piece of labor urged the quantity was extra more likely to be 28 as Labour seemed to be performing higher than anticipated in various constituencies. These are the seats which might be anticipated to alter fingers

The Prime Minister then travelled south to Derby where he helped to bake a pie during a visit to a catering company

The Prime Minister then travelled south to Derby the place he helped to bake a pie throughout a go to to a catering firm

A massive new YouGov poll gave the Tories a nine point lead over Labour. But seat-by-seat analysis suggested the UK could still be heading for another hung parliament

A large new YouGov ballot gave the Tories a 9 level lead over Labour. However seat-by-seat evaluation urged the UK might nonetheless be heading for one more hung parliament

The YouGob poll suggests the Conservative Party could end up with 339 seats - an increase of 22 on the result in 2017 - with Labour on course to finish with 231 seats, a drop of 31 on two years ago

The YouGob ballot suggests the Conservative Get together might find yourself with 339 seats – a rise of 22 on the lead to 2017 – with Labour on the right track to complete with 231 seats, a drop of 31 on two years in the past

Mr Raab has seen his monumental lead over the Lib Dems in his Esher and Walton seat reduce to the purpose the place an upset is feasible whereas Ms Villiers is at present two factors behind Labour in her Chipping Barnet seat in North London.

Former Tory chief Iain Duncan Smith can also be in danger with Labour inside putting distance in his Chingford and Woodford Inexperienced constituency.    

Their difficulties come amid indicators that pleas from Labour and the Lib Dems for tactical voting are being heeded in Stay-supporting areas. 

The Lib Dems’ perception that they’ve a severe probability of ousting Mr Raab was illustrated by the truth that chief Jo Swinson began her last day of campaigning within the Surrey seat earlier than deliberate stops in Wimbledon and Guildford.

Mr Johnson began his day in Yorkshire and was as a result of then journey to north Wales, the Midlands, London and Essex in a final ditch bid to rally Tory voters. 

Mr Corbyn started in Glasgow with stops deliberate in Middlesbrough, Nottinghamshire and east London. 

Mr Corbyn advised activists in Scotland this morning that that they had the prospect to elect a authorities that may ‘give actual hope’. 

‘On this metropolis of Glasgow, which has a few of the poorest folks on this nation, which has wards which comprise the bottom life expectancy all throughout this nation, they want an finish to austerity,’ he stated. 

‘They want a UK authorities that may make investments all throughout the nation and provides actual hope and actual safety to folks.

‘That’s the provide that Labour makes and we have carried that message all throughout the nation over the past 51 days of this marketing campaign.’   

Mr Corbyn’s election hopes suffered a devastating blow yesterday after a secret recording was printed of shadow well being secretary Jon Ashworth saying the Labour chief can be a safety threat if he turns into PM. 

Mr Ashworth, who additionally stated Mr Corbyn is unelectable, claimed the remarks have been ‘banter’ with a Conservative good friend whereas the Labour chief insisted the shadow minister had been joking. 

John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, at the moment tried to place the embarrassing episode behind the celebration as he stated Mr Ashworth had been in a ‘joshing temper’. 

The YouGov poll represents good news for the SNP, with Nicola Sturgeon's party apparently on course to gain six seats tomorrow

The YouGov ballot represents excellent news for the SNP, with Nicola Sturgeon’s celebration apparently on the right track to achieve six seats tomorrow

Jeremy Corbyn had an early start today as he addressed activists in Glasgow alongside Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard

Jeremy Corbyn had an early begin at the moment as he addressed activists in Glasgow alongside Scottish Labour chief Richard Leonard

Jo Swinson started her final day of campaigning in Esher and Walton as the Lib Dems try to oust Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab

Jo Swinson began her last day of campaigning in Esher and Walton because the Lib Dems attempt to oust International Secretary Dominic Raab

Piers Morgan today calls Boris a 'bottler' and accused him of cowardice for not coming on  GMB

Piers Morgan at the moment calls Boris a ‘bottler’ and accused him of cowardice for not approaching  GMB

Viewers suggested that Boris was 'running scared' and questioned why he wouldn't speak to Susanna and Piers

Viewers urged that Boris was ‘working scared’ and questioned why he would not communicate to Susanna and Piers

This morning’s conflict with GMB was the newest in various media battles between Mr Johnson’s staff and various broadcasters in the course of the marketing campaign after the PM refused to be interviewed by the BBC’s Andrew Neil or seem on Channel 4.

Veteran broadcaster Mr Neil has additionally hit out angrily, saying he had deliberate a half-hour interview centered nearly completely on whether or not Mr Johnson may very well be trusted.

Aides accused the BBC of ‘dropping the plot’ over the problem and predicted the row ‘won’t price us a single vote.’ 

This week Mr Johnson additionally suffered a TV catastrophe when he grabbed an ITV reporter’s telephone and put it in his pocket because the journalist tried to make him have a look at a photograph of Jack Williment-Barr on the ground of Leeds Normal Infirmary.

The ITV journalist confirmed him an image of Jack mendacity on the ground on the hospital and requested him to have a look at it.

In a clip of the interview posted on Twitter, the reporter stated to Mr Johnson: ‘You refuse to have a look at the photograph. You’ve taken my telephone and put it in your pocket, Prime Minister.’

Mr Johnson then took the telephone out of his pocket, appeared on the photograph on the display screen, and stated: ‘It’s a horrible, horrible photograph. And I apologise clearly to the households and all those that have horrible experiences within the NHS.’ 

Boris Johnson insists he’s NOT too posh to win over conventional Labour Depart voters and tears into Jeremy Corbyn for eager to ‘destroy capitalism’ and block Brexit in frantic last election push

Boris Johnson at the moment insisted he’s not too posh to win over working-class Labour voters – as he launched a savage assault on Jeremy Corbyn amid a frantic last election push.

In an eve-of-poll interview with MailOnline, the PM questioned his opponent’s patriotism as he accused him of repeatedly ‘siding with our enemies’ and following the ‘line to take’ from Vladimir Putin. He stated the UK’s allies have been ‘severely involved’ concerning the prospect of Mr Corbyn taking energy.

Mr Johnson appealed for voters to keep away from the ‘disaster’ of a hard-Left authorities that will wipe out jobs and ship companies to the wall.

And he additionally delivered a stark message that failure to honour the results of the 2016 referendum would threat social unrest and the rise of extra excessive political actions – as disaffected Depart voters abandon mainstream events.

The premier hammered dwelling his core themes as he toured constituencies in Labour’s so-called ‘crimson wall’ – Depart-leaning seats within the North and Midlands that the Tories should win to face any probability of a majority.

With lower than 24 hours till the poll packing containers open, he warned the consequence was nonetheless ‘very tight’ regardless of polls exhibiting the Conservatives with a slender benefit.

An enormous YouGov evaluation final evening urged the Tories might get a majority of 28 – however that’s down from 68 a fortnight in the past, and the agency harassed {that a} hung parliament remains to be an actual chance. 

Boris Johnson conducted a whistle stop tour of the UK on the final day of general election campaigning. He is pictured helping to make a pie at a catering company in Derby this morning

Boris Johnson carried out a whistle cease tour of the UK on the ultimate day of normal election campaigning. He’s pictured serving to to make a pie at a catering firm in Derby this morning

Mr Johnson told MailOnline political editor James Tapsfield that he believes he is not too posh to win over working-class Labour voters

Mr Johnson advised MailOnline political editor James Tapsfield that he believes he’s not too posh to win over working-class Labour voters

Down to the wire: The Prime Minister stated his day by delivering milk in Leeds as part of his final election push

Right down to the wire: The Prime Minister said his day by delivering milk in Leeds as a part of his last election push

Prediction: YouGov’s last polling mannequin of the 2019 normal election marketing campaign tasks that the Conservatives will win a majority of 28  

Mr Johnson stated: ‘I feel it’s a really tight race. Now we have received to combat for each vote. What we’d like is simply 9 extra seats to get a working majority after which we are able to get Brexit achieved.

‘If we lose 12 seats I’m afraid now we have Corbyn and Sturgeon in a majority. They might maintain the stability of energy and their agenda can be completely catastrophic for the nation.’

Mr Johnson stated he had ‘fought the London Labour Left for a few years’, and Mr Corbyn and shadow chancellor John McDonnell have been a totally totally different proposition from Ken Livingston – whom he defeated twice for the capital’s mayoralty in 2008 and 2012.

‘He’s approach to the Left of Ken Livingstone. Ken was a man who made an lodging with capitalism and thought you needed to have at the very least a respect for enterprise,’ the PM stated.

‘Corbyn and McDonnell don’t have any such curiosity. They actively wish to overthrow and destroy capitalism on this nation.

Boris Johnson admits he hasn’t spoken to Donald Trump since NATO ‘gossipgate’ furore 

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau caught in an unguarded exchange apparently gossiping about US President Donald Trump's behavior during the Buckingham Palace reception Tuesday evening

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau caught in an unguarded alternate apparently gossiping about US President Donald Trump’s habits in the course of the Buckingham Palace reception Tuesday night 

Boris Johnson at the moment admitted he has but to talk to Donald Trump because the ‘gossipgate’ row eventually week’s NATO summit.

Amid Tory fears ties to the US president may very well be an electoral legal responsibility, the PM additionally performed down their heat relationship saying he will get on nicely with ‘all kinds of leaders’.

The feedback, in an eve-of-election interview with MailOnline, got here after toe-curling footage emerged of Mr Johnson with Canada’s Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron at a NATO reception.

The trio seemed to be caught gossiping about an impromptu 45-minute press convention held by Mr Trump, with Mr Trudeau joking that officers’ ‘jaws hit the ground’ on the efficiency.

The video drew a livid response from Mr Trump, who branded the Canadian PM ‘two-faced’ – though he didn’t single out Mr Johnson for criticism. 

Questioned over whether or not he nonetheless will get on nicely with Mr Trump, the PM stated: ‘I get on very nicely with President (Emmanuel) Macron, Chancellor (Angela) Merkel, PM (Guiseppe) Conte, and all kinds of leaders. That’s my job.’

Requested whether or not he had contact with Mr Trump since that footage surfaced, he stated: ‘No. However it was a great NATO leaders assembly and it confirmed the significance of NATO.

‘I feel that will be a catastrophe. Now we have received to forestall that from taking place and that’s the alternative on Thursday.

‘Do you wish to get Brexit achieved and transfer ahead or would you like an financial disaster beneath Corby and McDonnell?’

Mr Johnson stated failure to comply with by means of on Brexit, after three years of bitter wrangling at Westminster, would trigger ‘severe’ harm to democracy and probably shatter the political mainstream.

‘I feel that there has simply been an actual erosion of belief in politics, and the failure to get Brexit achieved would imply that individuals will spend at the very least one other 12 months in debate about Brexit,’ he stated.

‘I feel folks would really feel very, very disillusioned. There can be severe penalties for folks’s view of politics and politicians.’

He added: ‘I don’t know whether or not it will result in the far proper, however it will inevitably result in folks feeling that they weren’t being nicely served by the main events.’

The PM in contrast his ‘oven prepared’ Brexit take care of the tortuous scheme laid out by Mr Corbyn – who desires to renegotiate a brand new bundle with the EU, however would astonishingly refuse to endorse his personal proposals when he places them to the general public in one other referendum.

He warned that the one approach the veteran left-winger can get the keys to No10 is thru being propped up by the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon, who has made clear a contemporary Scottish independence referendum can be her worth.

‘Corbyn and Sturgeon would have at the very least one different referendum – a chaotic process to have a brand new deal that he doesn’t even consider in,’ Mr Johnson stated.

‘McDonnell isn’t backing it, Starmer isn’t backing it, Abbot isn’t backing it – Corbyn isn’t backing it. Who’s backing it? It’s an absolute waste of time.

The Tory chief complained that the Brexit impasse was now stopping large sums of cash from being pumped into the economic system. ‘There may be about £150billion of funding ready to return into the UK,’ he stated.

In a devastating critique of 70-year-old Mr Corbyn’s character and file, Mr Johnson raged: ‘There are questions on his views, he appears to aspect with our conventional enemies relatively than our allies for a lot of, a few years.’

The premier pointed to a secret recording of Mr Corbyn’s personal well being spokesman Jon Ashworth, who was taped suggesting the safety providers would transfer swiftly to isolate the veteran left-winger from delicate materials even when he turns into PM.

‘There can be grave issues, as Jon Ashworth stated,’ Mr Johnson insisted.

‘It’s fairly unimaginable that on the time of the Skripal poisonings he was actually studying from Moscow’s line to take. ‘’These samples have to be despatched to Moscow’’ – it was absurd. I do have very grave issues.’

Eton-educated Mr Johnson dismissed the concept his privileged background and relative wealth shall be a barrier to successful in historically Labour working-class areas.

Requested if background issues any extra, he stated: ‘No. I don’t assume it does. I feel the folks of this nation simply wish to know what your plans are to take the nation ahead.

YouGov projects a small Conservative majority as the most likely outcome of the election, with this map showing the seats most likely to change hands

YouGov tasks a small Conservative majority because the most certainly final result of the election, with this map exhibiting the seats most certainly to alter fingers 

As regards to whether or not he regards himself as wealthy, Mr Johnson stated: ‘I’ve had a really fortunate life and all the time labored arduous, however I feel our precedence as a authorities is to assist those that work arduous and need assistance with the price of residing.

‘That’s why we’re chopping nationwide insurance coverage contributions for 31million folks, that’s why we’re chopping taxes on small enterprise – that’s why we’re investing massively in public providers, not least the NHS…

‘As a One Nation authorities we wish to start by serving to those that want it most.’

Mr Johnson repeatedly dodged when challenged over whether or not he nonetheless desires to stage an ‘amnesty’ for tons of of 1000’s of unlawful immigrants, who’ve been within the nation in lots of circumstances for many years.

The PM endorsed the coverage as lately as July when he took over from Theresa Could, however stated: ‘I again and Australian model points-based system. As soon as we get Brexit achieved we are able to transfer ahead and take again management of our immigration system, give folks safety and readability about our immigration system.’

Pressed if an amnesty is ‘not the playing cards in the meanwhile’ he stated: ‘The very first thing is to get Brexit achieved.’

Mr Johnson additionally ducked when quizzed on his friendship with Donald Trump. The PM was seen as having minimised his public contact with the US president on the NATO summit in Britain final week, amid Tory fears an intervention by the unpredictable commander-in-chief might derail the election marketing campaign.

Questioned over whether or not he nonetheless will get on nicely with Mr Trump, the PM stated: ‘I get on very nicely with President (Emmanuel) Macron, Chancellor (Angela) Merkel, PM (Guiseppe) Conte, and all kinds of leaders. That’s my job.’

Mr Johnson additionally admitted he has but to talk to Mr Trump since toe-curling footage emerged of him with Canada’s Justin Trudeau and Mr Macron at a reception apparently gossiping about an impromptu 45-minute press convention held by the US president.

Requested whether or not he had contact with Mr Trump since that footage surfaced, he stated: ‘No. However it was a great NATO leaders assembly and it confirmed the significance of NATO.

‘For 70 years it has been the guarantor of peace and safety within the West. 

‘Corbyn desires to scrap it and it’s loopy.

‘In case you discuss to our allies around the globe they’re severely involved concerning the prospect.’

Returning to his theme of Brexit, he stated: ’I feel the folks of this nation are simply aching to get on with it.’ 

 

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