Campaigning is underway for a general election in Britain.
Britain's five-week election campaign officially began Wednesday, when Parliament was dissolved ahead of the December 12 vote.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has told supporters in Cumbria the idea of "Workington man" as the key swing voter in the election is "patronising cobblers".
The party says that's enough time to negotiate a new deal with the European Union and hold a referendum on whether to leave with that deal or remain in the 28-nation bloc. He also pledged to provide more healthcare services.
Johnson's government was deal a further embarrassment by the resignation of Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns over allegations that he hid knowledge of a former aide's role in a rape trial.
His decision puts an end to speculation that he might have been eyeing up a return to Kent, something he had not ruled out when he was in the county for a Brexit party rally at the Detling Showground near Maidstone last month.
The First Past The Post voting system used in the United Kingdom hurts smaller parties and, without a pact with the Conservatives, would give the Brexit party a chance of victory in only a handful of seats.
"They pretend that their hatred is directed only at certain billionaires - and they point their fingers at individuals with a relish and a vindictiveness not seen since Stalin persecuted the kulaks", Johnson wrote in an article for the Daily Telegraph newspaper. "The threat is there because Boris Johnson's Conservatives want to hijack Brexit to sell out the NHS and sell out working people by stripping away their rights", he will say in a speech in Harlow, north of London, according to extracts released by his office.
No prime minister wants an early election, especially not in December.
"The prime minister has got a very clear message - we want to get Brexit done and we are the only party that can achieve that", Mr Baker said. The Labour manifesto has not yet been published and it has said tax rises would focus on the very wealthy and companies.
Setting the stage for a people-versus-Parliament campaign, Johnson said lawmakers were "refusing time and again to deliver Brexit and honor the result of the referendum".
It capped a 24-hour period which also saw the Leader of the Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg forced to apologise for insensitive comments about the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.
More confusingly still, Labour leaders who support the European Union have admitted that if the party gains power and renegotiates terms with the European Union, they would campaign in a subsequent referendum to reject the deal which they negotiated.
Corbyn said on Tuesday he wanted to negotiate a new Brexit deal and then let the public decide between leaving on his terms, or not leaving at all.
"I can tell you, I've got to the stage where I've been wanting to chew my own tie in frustration because, in a sense, we're so almost there".