Theresa May speech halted by comedian 'handing her P45 from Boris Johnson'
Theresa May's party conference speech descended into chaos as a prankster handed her a P45 unemployment notice on stage.
Comedian Lee Nelson - real name Simon Brodkin - joked that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had asked him to perform the stunt.
Amid frantic scenes he was bundled out of the conference hall and through the exhibition stands by security staff at the Manchester Central venue.
He told reporters: "Boris told me to do it. He's left me in the lurch."
The Prime Minister recovered to say: "I was about to talk about somebody who I would like to give a P45 to, and... read more
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