Praise for Hammond prediction of a PM Johnson
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Conservative conference: Boris Johnson on Brexit and leadership

Boris Johnson said he wants to "put some lead into the collective pencil" as he talks about his party's self-belief.

Addressing a ConHome fringe event, he joked that Philip Hammond's prediction about a Boris Johnson premiership was the "first Treasury forecast in a long to have a distinct ring of truth".

He went on to tell delegates to take on the Tony Benn-tribute act of today's Labour party and "wallop it for six", and attacking any plan for a second EU referendum.

  • 02 Oct 2018
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