Thousands of anti-Brexiteers join 'No to Boris, yes to Europe' march

Mail Online | 7/20/2019 | Danyal Hussain For Mailonline
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Thousands of protesters gathered in Westminster today to march against Brexit and Boris Johnson becoming the next Prime Minister.

The 'No to Boris, yes to Europe' protest saw people dressed in elaborate costumes to mock Johnson, Nigel Farage and Theresa May ahead of the former Foreign Secretary's likely election as Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister on Tuesday.

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It got underway at Mayfair's Park Lane and protesters marched to Parliament Square in Westminster.

They carried anti-Boris placards, painted EU flags on their faces and even flew a giant inflatable balloon modelled on the leadership candidate and inspired by the Trump baby blimp.

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It was spotted flying in Parliament Square and the blimp had pink skin and dishevelled yellow hair, with a 'Brexit bus' t-shirt emblazoned with Johnson's claim about extra funds for the NHS upon departure from the EU.

A nine-foot model of Nigel Farage, carrying Mr Johnson and fellow leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt on puppet strings, joined the blimp on the march.

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Others marching on Saturday afternoon targeted Jeremy Hunt, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage and US President Donald Trump.

Tom Brufatto, Chair of Britain for Europe said: 'The Boris Blimp might seem a bit of lighthearted fun but it carries a serious message.

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'We will not allow Boris Johnson to float into Number 10 on a favourable tailwind, or have the summer off, unopposed, after so much hot air on Brexit, with so much at stake.'

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