BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker fumes at Boris Johnson for ‘not answering questions’
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Dan Walker was left frustrated with Boris Johnson live on BBC Breakfast, and he told off the Prime Minister as he's "not answered my questions".
The BBC presenter interviewed Boris on the sofa as they were covering the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
However, when the topic turned to winter supply chain issues for the country, Dan got increasingly frustrated with Boris as he felt the political leader was simply avoiding his questions.
Putting it to the Prime Minister, Dan said to him: "You said Christmas will be better this year.
"There will be people watching who think 'well it can't be much worse because last Christmas was awful for so many people."
He then referenced comments made by the boss of Iceland, Richard Walker, who had insisted that this Christmas was no longer about being okay, but more about "keeping the lights on and the wheels turning so that we actually get Christmas".
Dan then asked him: "What will Christmas be like this year?"
Boris didn't seem to answer directly as he simply said: "Dan I repeat my point, I think Christmas this year will be considerably very, better than last year."
Dan cut him off, saying: "Everyone will say that. How normal will it be?"
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Boris replied: "Look, I think we have very reliable supply chains in this country."
Dan then asked him: "So you're not worried about supply chain issues?"
Boris appeared to evade Dan's question again though, responding: "We have fantastic logistics."
Dan was determined not to let the issue slide, and he interrupted Boris as he asked once more: "Are you worried about supply chain issues?"
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Boris continued by praising the Iceland boss instead, but Dan repeated his question sternly as the tensions rose in the studio.
"Are you worried about supply chain issues?" he tried yet again.
Finally, Boris answered that "there are obviously issues that we have to address. There have been
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