Boris Johnson has said it was "largely" David Cameron's idea for him to run as an MP at next year's general election.
The Mayor of London told ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship that he made the announcement today because people were "fed up" of "pussyfooting around" about his future.
Discussing the Prime Minister's views, Mr Johnson claimed it was "largely at his instigation" that he had decided to try to return to Parliament.
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