Boris Johnson holding a kipper at a Conservative Party leadership campaign hustings in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPABoris Johnson holding a kipper at a Conservative Party leadership campaign hustings in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA
Boris Johnson holding a kipper at a Conservative Party leadership campaign hustings in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA

Fishy business: kipper rules Boris Johnson blamed on EU are actually British, says Brussels

  • Likely next British prime minister held up one of the smoked fish at a Tory leadership conference to try to make a point about ridiculous EU rules
  • Johnson claimed the kipper came from the Isle of Man, which is not bound by EU’s food safety regulations
Topic |   Britain
Boris Johnson holding a kipper at a Conservative Party leadership campaign hustings in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPABoris Johnson holding a kipper at a Conservative Party leadership campaign hustings in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA
Boris Johnson holding a kipper at a Conservative Party leadership campaign hustings in London on Wednesday. Photo: EPA
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