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Boris Johnson said people could afford private tutors because they work hard – ‘must try harder’

During this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, Boris Johnson twice made a claim that doesn’t bear much scrutiny.

We know – shocking news.

Even for a man with chronic foot-in-mouth disease, it was spectacularly insensitive, and demonstrably inaccurate.

Twitter wasn’t going to let it pass, and the reactions were as scathing as the statements deserved.

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Labour MP, Paula Barker, had an additional point about the PM’s statement.

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Boris Johnson said that journalists are always abusing people – everyone’s irony meters exploded

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