BORIS: THE LAST CHANCE TO SAVE BREXIT AND BRI­TAIN

PRIME MIN­IS­TER’S MES­SAGE TO DAILY EX­PRESS READ­ERS

Daily Express - - Front Page - By Macer Hall Po­lit­i­cal Ed­i­tor

BORIS JOHN­SON to­day warns Daily Ex­press read­ers that the Gen­eral Elec­tion is the “last chance” to save Brexit.

In an ex­clu­sive in­ter­view,

the Prime Min­is­ter ad­mit­ted that, with just three days to go, the race for Down­ing Street is “very, very close”.

He in­sisted that get­ting the UK out of the EU at last can un­leash “a golden age of in­vest­ment and growth” that could boost the econ­omy by £150bil­lion and “bring the coun­try to­gether” af­ter years of divi­sion.

And he pledged to fight for ev­ery vote to save the coun­try from more Brexit de­lay and the eco­nomic chaos of a Jeremy Cor­byn-led hard-Left Labour gov­ern­ment.

He said: “Thurs­day is the last chance, not only to save Brexit but also to save this coun­try from chaos. It’s a choice be­tween progress and chaos, as sim­ple as that.

“It’s a choice be­tween res­o­lu­tion, har­mony, mov­ing for­ward or go­ing back­wards, ac­ri­mony and divi­sion.”

In a wide-rang­ing in­ter­view, he said his part­ner Car­rie Sy­monds had been a “mas­sive sup­port” to his cam­paign and mocked Mr Cor­byn’s con­fu­sion about whether he watched the Queen’s Speech on Christ­mas Day.

With polling day close, the Prime Min­is­ter was pas­sion­ate about the need to win over mil­lions of vot­ers.

“I think a lot of peo­ple are still un­de­cided and we def­i­nitely need ev­ery vote. It’s very tight. If we get nine more seats, we get a work­ing ma­jor­ity. We lose 12 seats and we are in chaos.”

Us­ing a crick­et­ing metaphor, he said: “We can smash it out of the ground. But we need to re­mem­ber, this could be a very, very close elec­tion. This is one of the elec­tions that could go down to the last over.” Mr John­son urged vot­ers to con­sider the “stark­ness” of the choice be­tween his one-na­tion vi­sion and Mr Cor­byn’s brand of hard-Left so­cial­ism.

“Do they re­ally want chaos, con­fu­sion and dead­lock or do they want a re­ally dy­namic Con­ser­va­tive gov­ern­ment that will re­ally get on with things, de­liver on their pri­or­i­ties and get Brexit done. Peo­ple go on about trust in pol­i­tics – look at what I say and what I de­liver,” he said, point­ing at his record in of­fice as Lon­don mayor in cut­ting crime and build­ing af­ford­able houses while spear­head­ing ma­jor projects in­clud­ing Cross­rail and the 2012 Lon­don Olympics.

“We can bring back some of the spirit that brought the coun­try

Boris on Bri­tain’s fu­ture

‘We have a sa­cred mis­sion to get it done and bring the coun­try to­gether’

Boris on the elec­tion

‘There’s two math­e­mat­i­cal pos­si­bil­i­ties: we get a work­ing ma­jor­ity or else it’s Cor­byn-Stur­geon‘

Boris John­son with our man Macer Hall

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