Boris Johnson Promises to Protect Britain From ‘Red-Clawed Socialism’ Under Jeremy Corbyn

Ten candidates are bidding for the leadership of the Conservative Party which will bring with it the job of Prime Minister, succeeding Theresa May. The former Foreign Secretary and Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, is one of the main contenders.

Boris Johnson has said if he is elected as the leader of the Conservative Party he will defeat Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party and protect Britain from “red-toothed, red-clawed socialism.”

Mr Johnson is the favourite to win the contest and replace Theresa May next month and in a speech on Wednesday, 12 June, he spelt out exactly what his approach would be to Brexit.

He said he was “not aiming for a no-deal outcome”.

Mr Johnson said leaving no deal on the table was a “vital tool of negotiation” and Britain “must do better than the current withdrawal agreement”.

“Delay means defeat, delay means Corbyn,” he said, insisting Britain would leave the EU on 31 October.

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