16, 2015 Photos:
Boris Johnson makes flying election visit to Burnham-On-Sea
Mayor Boris Johnson made a flying visit to Burnham-On-Sea on Wednesday
(April 15th) as the General Election campaign continued in earnest.
made a special visit to the town, meeting residents, enjoying
an ice cream, and also calling in at BARB Search & Rescue
on the seafront.
he met the charity's volunteer crewmembers before joining a training
session on Burnham beach accompanied by Tory election candidate
James Heappey where they took a flight in BARB's Light Of Elizabeth
Johnson, a former MP who is standing in the General Election for
the London constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip, has previously
been tipped as a possible future leader of the Conservative Party.
gave his backing to Mr Heappey, saying he would be "a first
rate MP", and he went on to back the local tourism economy
and also pledge his party's support for small charities.
met several local residents during his visit and answered questions
on the Conservative's policies on pensioners, housing and the
homeless in his stride.
Burnham's Mayor with London's Mayor during the visit
Boris having a close encounter with a lobster during a visit
to a shellfish stall
He met residents and visitors enjoying the afternoon
The BARB team meeting Boris during Wednesday's visit
Boris and James Heappey enjoying a traditional seaside ice cream