Boris Johnson heckled to 'get back to parliament' and sort out 'the mess you created'

boris johnson


  • UK prime minister Boris Johnson shouted at by man and told to "get back to Parliament" and sort out "the mess you created."
  • The exchange came after a decision by Johnson to shut down parliament was ruled unlawful by a court this week.
  • Earlier on Friday Johnson was confronted by a woman about the effects of his government's spending cuts.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

Boris Johnson's latest campaign speech was interrupted on Friday by a man shouting at him to go back to parliament and sort out "the mess you created."

The prime minister was speaking at an event in the North of England, when a man shouted at Johnson: "Why are you not with them in parliament sorting out the mess you created?"

He added: "Get back to parliament Boris."

Johnson replied that "I'm very happy to get back to parliament soon," before the man was escorted out by security.

Watch Boris Johnson heckled during speech


The exchange came after a court ruled this week that Johnson's decision to close parliament for five weeks was unlawful.

Read more: Boris Johnson could soon be forced to resign as prime minister and make way for Jeremy Corbyn

Read more: 'Please leave my town': Boris Johnson is berated by members of the public as his election campaign launch goes wrong

The prime minister later denied that he had misled the Queen by advising her to suspend parliament. The issue will be ruled on by the Supreme Court next week.

Earlier on Friday Johnson was challenged by a woman during a walkabout in Doncaster.

The woman told Johnson that his spending promises were a "fantasy" adding that he had a "cheek" to boast about them people had died because of the spending cuts implemented by his government.

Watch Johnson confronted by woman on campaign walkabout

Our Brexit Insider Facebook group is the best place for up-to-date news and analysis about Britain's departure from the EU, direct from Business Insider's political reporters. Join here.


Add Comment()
Comments ()
Sort By:
Be the first one to comment.
We have sent you a verification email. This comment will be published once verification is done.