Lies, Falsehoods and Misrepresentations from Boris Johnson to Rishi Sunak

‎”Winning the biggest majority since 1987. The biggest share of the vote since 1979.”

PM Boris Johnson, Farewell Address

Facts

Tony Blair won bigger majorities in 1997 and 2001. 

Verdict

Johnson had not won the biggest majority since 1987 or the biggest share of the vote since 1979. Two more false claims in Johnson’s farewell address outside Downing Street.

We emailed Boris Johnson’s office offering him the chance to respond. The email was received, but no reply.  

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