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Boris: I'm a mop & PM a broom

The darling of the Conservative conference, Boris Johnson, has backed David Cameron, telling delegates he was pleased the PM called him as a "blond haired mop", because his party had to "clear things up" after Labour. He called Mr Cameron "a broom."

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Poll suggests Boris not as popular as he appears

The latest ITV News/ComRes poll suggests the London mayor Boris Johnson may not be as popular across the country as he appears to be at the Tory conference.

When asked who would be most likely to lead the Conservatives to victory in the next election, 27% said David Cameron and only 18% said Boris Johnson.

Only 34% think the Tories are more electable with Mr Johnson as their leader.

The latest ITV News / ComRes poll results Credit: ITV News

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