Serial liar lies again
Tory leader Boris Johnson has had a dismal, dishonest election campaign so far – and the trend continued as Johnson introduced the Tories’ excuse for a manifesto, in reality more like a pamphlet.
Johnson chose Telford for the manifesto launch – but Telford residents are up in arms about the impending downgrade of their Accident and Emergency (A&E) unit to little more than a walk-in centre. So a local reporter asked Johnson whether the Tories would save it, as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised to do.
In answer, Johnson lied straight to the faces of the people of Telford.
He told them he was sure it would the Tories would ‘ensure that it is [kept open], I will absolutely insist on that’:
The shameless Tories didn’t even wait until the event was fully wound up. Minutes later, Health Secretary Matt Hancock was forced to admit that the A&E downgrade would be going ahead as planned.
You can never, ever trust a Tory – and Johnson lies as instinctively as breathing.
Only Labour can be trusted to protect our health service.
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