Boris Johnson visits Weston on General Election campaign trail

MP John Penrose with Boris Johnson at Papa's.

MP John Penrose with Boris Johnson at Papa's. - Credit: Archant

The Tory leader, who succeeded Theresa May and became Prime Minister in July, has been touring Somerset as he looks to secure a majority at next month’s election.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson behind the counter at Burns the Bread bakery, during a walkabout, in th

Prime Minister Boris Johnson behind the counter at Burns the Bread bakery, during a walkabout, in the Wells constituency, with James Heappey. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire - Credit: PA

This afternoon Mr Johnson travelled to Weston and was seen munching on haddock and chips at Papa's with John Penrose, who is looking to extend his 14-year tenure as the constituency's MP.

Papa's manager Mohamed Abou-Zid said: "It's lovely to have him. He was very friendly and polite."

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