Boris Johnson speech in Rochester ‘cancelled on police advice’

Boris Johnson has cancelled a stump speech in Rochester, Kent following police advice.

The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg tweeted to say the speech had been cancelled in the safe Conservative seat of Rochester and Strood, just six days ahead of the General Election.

Johnson was due to give a speech at 1pm at The Jolly Knight pub, and pictures on social media show protesters gathered in the town centre.

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