🇬🇧

Johnson and Hunt clash in British PM debate

Credit: Reuters Studio
Published 1 week ago - Duration: 01:05s

Johnson and Hunt clash in British PM debate

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks before one takes the keys to 10 Downing Street.

Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Advertisement

Johnson and Hunt clash in British PM debate

With Johnson way out in front of the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, both were asked repeatedly on Tuesday (July 10) to prove that they would take Britain out of the European Union on Oct.

31 and would protect business from a so-called no-deal Brexit.

More than three years since Britain voted to leave the bloc, Brexit is dominating the race, with both candidates trying to point out the other's weaknesses.

Former London mayor Johnson raised questions over Hunt's commitment to leaving on the Oct.

31 deadline while foreign minister Hunt criticised Johnson for relying on what he said was nothing more than optimism to win a deal.

You are here

Recent related news from verified sources

LONDON, July 17 -- British Prime Minister hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt stated their approaches to handling Brexit when they made their final bids for...
15 hours ago • WorldNews

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have revealed this evening (July 9) in an ITV debate whether they back marriage equality in Northern Ireland, despite not joining...
1 week ago • PinkNews

Recent related videos from verified sources

Boris Johnson's failed vanity projects as London mayor 06:35
Credit: The Guardian Studio - Published 1 day ago 

Von der Leyen Doesn't Reveal Who She Prefers To Be The Next Prime Minister 00:32
Credit: Wochit - Published 2 days ago 

No-deal Brexit looms as Johnson, Hunt declare backstop 'dead' 05:34
Credit: Euronews English - Published 3 days ago 

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt clash over Brexit deadline in final debate 01:01
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published 3 days ago 

You might like