Boris thanks north of England for ‘breaking voting habits of generations’

first_img Show Comments ▼ It means Johnson could reintroduce his withdrawal agreement to Parliament before the end of next week, having promised to do so before Christmas. Boris Johnson has thanked the north of England for “breaking the voting habits of generations” during a visit to Sedgefield today. “Everything that we do, everything that I do as your prime minister, will be devoted to repaying that trust,” Johnson added. Michael Searles More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over Read more: UK stocks surge after Conservative win ends Labour threat The Queen will formally reopen Parliament on Thursday. Boris Johnson is set to visit the Labour heartlands where Tories won a number of seats (Getty Images) Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he had done “everything I could” and blamed Brexit for his party’s worst result since 1935, saying he would stand down “early next year” when a replacement is found. He thanked them for placing their trust in the Tories and said the consitutencies had “changed the political landscape” and “changed the Conservative Party for the better”. Johnson meanwhile is expected to announce a minor cabinet re-shuffle on Monday before MPs return to Westminster on Tuesday to begin swearing in. whatsapp Tags: Boris Johnsoncenter_img Johnson told voters he knew “how difficult” it must have been to decide to back the Tories in the corners of the north east which were traditionally Labour strong-holds. It was the first time the Country Durham constituency has been held by a Conservative MP for 84 years. Following the result, there were some protests in London against Johnson’s victory, with demonstrators carrying signs that said “No to Boris Johnson” and “Not my Prime Minister”. Share The Metropolitan Police said one person was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, while another was arrested for suspected affray during the protests. The Prime Minister visited the former seat of Tony Blair after celebrating the Conservative’s 80-seat majority – the party’s largest since 1987. Read more: Boris Johnson urges the UK to ‘let the healing begin’ whatsapp “We are the servants now and our job is to serve the people of this country and deliver on our priorities. And our priorities and their priorities are the same.” Saturday 14 December 2019 4:10 pm Boris Johnson thanks north of England for ‘breaking voting habits of generations’ last_img