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Boris Johnson Rebuked By Press Watchdog For Claiming Public Favour No-Deal Brexit

Boris Johnson has been rebuked by the press watchdog for claiming in a newspaper column that a no-deal Brexit was what voters wanted “by some margin”.

Writing in The Daily Telegraph in January, the former foreign secretary and likely Tory leadership candidate said polls showed leaving the EU with out an agreement had become the most popular outcome.

In a ruling published today, the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) said Johnson had “misrepresented polling information” and was guilty of “significant inaccuracy”. Read more

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Boris Johnson Rebuked By Press Watchdog For Claiming Public Favour No-Deal Brexit