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Boris Johnson says he wants to see county lines drug gangs ‘totally wound up’ in first interview of 2020 – live news

Boris Johnson says he wants to see county lines drug

Follow all today’s political developments as they happen 8.34am GMT There were various news lines in that interview, but perhaps the most surprising line came when Johnson announced that he wanted to end country lines drug dealing. No one will question the merits of his ambition, but he is making a promise that will be very hard to deliver.This is what he said on the topic.I want to see crime come down. I want to see the county lines drugs gangs wound up, rolled up. They are reducing the quality of life for people across our country, they are killing young kids. I want to see that thing totally wound up. 8.29am GMT Q: Will Ann Secoulas, the US diplomat accused of killing Harry Dunn in a road accident, face justice?Johnson says the US are unlikely to send her back to the UK. That is not what they do. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2020-01-14 08:35:08

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