3 Oct 2017

Boris Johnson’s Brexit speech stirs up Conservative conference

Political Editor

A combination of Brexit and Boris Johnson have given a jolt of energy to the Conservative conference in Manchester.¬†Activists queued to fill the hall to listen to a series of speeches from Leave-supporting cabinet ministers. But the star turn was the Foreign Secretary, who insisted he was fully behind the Prime Minister’s vision for Brexit. He brought the Tory faithful to their feet by claiming that it was time to be bold and seize the opportunities offered by Brexit .