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LIVE: Boris Johnson in Cornwall on election campaign

LIVE: Boris Johnson in Cornwall on election campaign

Published by Emma Carton at 11:40am 27th November 2019. (Updated at 6:03pm 27th November 2019)

The election campaign is back in Cornwall - this time with a visit from Boris Johnson.

The Tory leader has made a speech and held a Q&A as part of a whistle-stop tour of the Duchy.

That kicked off with a tour of the West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance on Wednesday morning.

The Prime Minister has faced tough questions from nurses on his pledge to bolster recruitment.

The visit comes after Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson toured a surf workshop in St Agnes: Read more.

And it is happening on the same day as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attends a rally in Falmouth: Read more.

You can follow all the updates on Boris Johnson's visit to Cornwall in Pirate FM's live blog below.



Jam or cream first?


Take a listen to some of Boris Johnson's pledges for Cornwall and the rest of the country...


Here's Boris pulling pints of Rattler on his visit to Cornwall...

Credit: Toby Weller

Boris Johnson at Healeys

This is where Boris delivered his speech to Cornwall at Healey's cyder farm near Truro...

boris at healeys

Listen to Boris talking about going running on the beach in Cornwall - and wanting to get Brexit done...


Boris delivering his speech to Cornwall...

boris at healeys

Boris meeting the crowds at Healey's cyder farm near Truro where he has just given a speech on everything from Brexit to the NHS...

boris at healeys

The crowds watching Boris deliver his speech to Cornwall at Healey's cyder farm near Truro...

boris johnson at healeys




What Boris Johnson has been saying during his speech in Cornwall...


Boris has been speaking about all things NHS on his visit to Cornwall - here he is at Goonhilly on the Lizard...


'Do you have a nurses tree too, as well as a money tree?'

Nurses in Cornwall have been questioning Boris Johnson...


Boris has been serving tea with members of staff at the West Cornwall Hospital...



Boris has been told about the difficulties of public transport...


Boris Johnson visits West Cornwall Hospital

The Prime Minister faced tough questions on a visit to the West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance.

They came from nurses - after that the promise to recruit 50,000 more nurses.

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