BORIS JOHNSON has been issued a warning on his hopes to win next month’s election following the release of a latest poll.
Mr Johnson released the manifesto on Sunday as he urged the public to become “Corbyn-neutral by Christmas”. The Prime Minister unveiled his party’s policies in the West Midlands as he pledged to “unleash the potential” of the UK and “forge a new Britain”.
With 18 days until the election, however, Mr Johnson has dropped by four percent in a recent poll produced by Opinium Research released on November 22.
According to the poll, since the announcement of a general election, the public’s desire to see Mr Johnson remain as Prime Minister has dropped from 39 percent to 35.
In tandem with Mr Johnson’s drop in popularity, Jeremy Corbyn has risen to 19 from (although he has fallen from his high of) on November 15.
Within his party manifesto, Mr Johnson pledged to recruit an additional 50, 000 nurses to the NHS.
Brexit news: Labor climbs in latest poll(Image: GETTY)
General election: Mr Johnson pledged 50, 000 Nurses(Image: GETTY)
The extra 50, 000 nurses comes within a £ 33 .9billion funding boost for the
Criticising Mr Johnson’s nursing pledge, Labor’s Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth said: “The Conservatives’ claim on nurses is frankly deceitful – the sums simply don’t add up.
“First we had Johnson’s fake 40 new hospitals, now we have his fake 50, 000 extra nurses.
“Matt Hancock and Tory ministers forced through the abolition of the bursary partly causing the nursing crisis afflicting our NHS today.