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‘It’s time for Boris to go’ says new Lib Dem MP in victory speech


The Liberal Democrats' by-election candidate Richard Foord gives a victory speech at the Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, in Crediton, Devon after the result of the Tiverton and Honiton by-election, which was triggered by the resignation of MP Neil Parish for watching pornography in the Commons. Picture date: Friday June 24, 2022. PA Photo. See PA story POLITICS ByElections. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Richard Foord of the Lib Dems wiped the floor in the Tiverton and Honiton by-election in Devon by overcoming a 24,000 Tory majority (Picture: PA)

The newly elected MP in a staggeringly huge by-election swing vote warned Conservatives: ‘The Liberal Democrats are coming for you.’

Richard Foord wiped the floor in the Tiverton and Honiton by-election in Devon by overcoming a 24,000 Tory majority.

He won by more than 6,000 votes in the poll triggered by the resignation of Conservative Neil Parish, who was caught viewing pornography on his phone in the House of Commons earlier this year.

Married dad-of-three Mr Foord used his victory speech to urge prime minister Boris Johnson to quit as he clings onto power after narrowly surviving a confidence vote.

‘Tonight, the people of Tiverton and Honiton have spoken for Britain,’ the new Lib Dem MP told voters in the early hours of this morning.

‘They’ve sent a loud and clear message: It’s time for Boris Johnson to go and go now.

‘Ours is a great country and there’s no greater part of it than Devon. But everyday Boris Johnson clings to office, he brings further shame, chaos and neglect.’

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