Johnson stokes election suspicions with camera-friendly Leeds trip

UK prime minister seems to be in campaign mode as he visits a prison and hospital in YorkshireBoris Johnson appeared to be in election campaign mode on a “splash and selfie tour”, as he flew to Yorkshire to visit a prison and hospital on Tuesday.The...

Johnson stokes election suspicions with camera-friendly Leeds trip

UK prime minister seems to be in campaign mode as he visits a prison and hospital in Yorkshire

Boris Johnson appeared to be in election campaign mode on a “splash and selfie tour”, as he flew to Yorkshire to visit a prison and hospital on Tuesday.

The prime minister took an RAF flight to Leeds for a one-day trip after announcing a boost to funding for security in prisons, amid heavy speculation he wants to promote the Conservatives as a party of law and order before fighting an election on populist ground.

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